We have confirmation today that when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo talked about doing a study to improve transportation and access in the North Country (see David Sommerstein’s story on the comments here), he was talking about a Canton-Potsdam...
Jan 04, 2007 — 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
Jan 06, 2005 — 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
Jan 06, 2005 — 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
Jan 05, 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
Jan 08, 2004 — 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
Jan 09, 2003 — 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
Jan 08, 2003 — 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