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NYS Legislature Passes Anti-Terrorism Bills in Special Session

At the request of Governor Pataki, the New York State Senate and Assembly have passed anti-terrorism legislation in a special session held Monday morning. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Addresses Joint Session of Legislature

Governor Pataki and legislative leaders addressed a joint session of the legislature yesterday. They vowed to recover from the terrorist acts of Tuesday. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Pataki Takes State Government on the Road

Governor Pataki brought state government to Batavia for a day as part of a new outreach program. Bud Lowell reports.  Go to full article

NYS High Court Rules Speaker Can Sue Governor Over Budget Vetoes

New York state's highest court has ruled that Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can sue Governor Pataki over substantial budget vetoes made back in 1998. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Comptroller McCall Audits Use of State Money by Governor Pataki

Last week, state comptroller Carl McCall said he'll audit Governor Pataki's use of state monies to appear in television ads. The practice is defended by Pataki administration officials who say it's the governor's job to promote state policies on television.  Go to full article

Changing Upstate Vote Shapes Pataki Re-election Strategy

When Governor Pataki spoke at the State Business Council dinner recently, no one was surprised. But when the next day, Pataki made a speech to the state's largest labor unions, speculation started about the Governor's re-election strategy, and changing voting patterns upstate are seen as a big factor. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

McCall and Cuomo Run Against Pataki, Each Other

A comparison of the two Democratic candidates for Governor—Andrew Cuomo and Carl McCall. Publically, their campaigns are attacking Republican George Pataki, but privately they're snipping at each other. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State Contracts to Pataki Connections Investigated

Two investigations have been launched into the awarding of nearly one million dollars in state contracts to Governor Pataki's neighbor and relative by marriage. The AP reports that Pataki's own Inspector General is looking into the arrangement and the Governor's Democratic rival, Comptroller Carl McCall, has begun an audit. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State Budget Going Nowhere, Despite Appearances

Governor Pataki and legislative leaders have been appearing together in public recently, but privately they've been doing nothing to advance a nearly one-month-late state budget. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Governor Pataki Sounds Like a Candidate in Glens Falls

very much like a candidate. Pataki still hasn't announced that he'll run for re-election, but Tuesday's event in Glens Falls served as an unofficial warm-up rally for his campaign. Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article

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