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Education groups praise Spitzer

Pro-education groups say they are pleased that Governor Eliot Spitzer emphasized school funding and reforms in his State of the State message. They say they want to help him in his first 100 days in office to achieve those goals. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Spitzer outlines ambitious agenda

Governor Eliot Spitzer, in his first State of the State address, pledged to reform Albany's culture of gridlock and dysfunction, rein in spending, and cut property taxes. He offered a laundry list of changes he wants to make, and said he has the energy to his agenda through. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Governor Spitzer's State of the State address

Governor Eliot Spitzer delivered his first State of the State address, entitled One New York, to a joint session of the New York State Legislature at 1 pm today.  Go to full article

NY Gov. Pataki Delivers Annual State of the State Message

Governor George Pataki delivered his 11th State of the State message Wednesday, and said he'd continue to build on his accomplishments during his ten years in office. The governor made no mention of the state's $6 billion budget deficit, but said he'll work to cut Medicaid spending and reform lobbying practices before his own administration.  Go to full article

NNY Senators Respond to State of the State Address

Northern New York's Senators, all Republicans, were with the governor in spirit yesterday. Senators Jim Wright of Watertown and Ray Meier of Utica praised the address and the direction of state policies. Reaction to the governor's speech will continue tomorrow with comments from Sen. Betty Little of Queenbury.  Go to full article

Pataki Faces Tough Challenges in 2005

Governor George Pataki delivers his 11th State of the State message today at 1pm. The Governor begins the new year facing a number of challenges, including a $6 billion budget deficit and increasing speculation of what his future plans may be. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

State of the State Recap

Governor George Pataki delivered his 10th State of the State address yesterday. Pataki made no mention of the state's $6 billion budget deficit, but hinted that he might not increase spending on education to answer a court order that declared the state's school funding system unconstitutional. Karen DeWitt reports from Albany.  Go to full article

Pataki Delivers Upbeat Speech

Governor Pataki delivered an upbeat message about overcoming adversity in his 9th annual State of the State message. The Governor provided few details on how he'll close the looming budget deficit, but vowed not to delay some tax cuts scheduled to take effect this year.  Go to full article

What People Want to Hear from Pataki

Governor Pataki sets out his agenda for the year today with the State of the State address. David Sommerstein spoke with people in Gouverneur and Canton about what they want the Governor to cover.  Go to full article

Pataki Hints at Size of 2003-04 Revenue Shortfall

Governor Pataki is still remaining mum on how he'll deal with the state's budget deficit, estimated to be as high as 10 billion dollars. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

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