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As State Primary Nears, Pataki Is Barely Visible

Sun, 04/19/2009 - 6:00pm
Once New York’s dominant Republican politician, former Gov. George E. Pataki is virtually absent from the scene.

State Weighs Scrapping Radio Deal

Sat, 04/11/2009 - 2:00pm
The State Office for Technology said the company hired to build a radio network for first responders had failed to meet the terms of their contract.

Well, a Pataki Center Would Play in Peekskill

Sun, 03/29/2009 - 3:01am
Some former aides want to honor George E. Pataki in his hometown with a George Pataki Leadership and Learning Center.

A Figure of the Past, and an Artist’s Notion of ‘the Light, the Future’

Sat, 03/28/2009 - 1:01pm
A portrait of former Gov. George E. Pataki, by the Hudson Valley artist Andrew Lattimore, is headed for the Hall of Governors at the State Capitol in Albany.

State Official Rigged Civil Service Jobs, a Report Finds

Wed, 03/25/2009 - 1:01am
The findings raised the possibility of pervasive abuses in the civil service, and Gov. David A. Paterson said he would seek a comprehensive overhaul of the system.

Violent Felons Move Forward With Lawsuit Over Their Rights to Parole

Mon, 03/23/2009 - 2:01pm
Charging that the state was ignoring the law by categorically denying them parole, inmates have been granted class-action status this month by a federal judge, and their lawsuit is proceeding.

Fiscal Woes of the Past Prod Paterson to Act Early

Fri, 03/13/2009 - 2:01am
Budget experts say the state’s fiscal problems are not yet as severe as in 2003, but they warn that if Albany does not move quickly, the state could face the same sort of dire choices.

Opening of Memorial for Sept. 11 Is Postponed

Thu, 03/12/2009 - 7:01pm
Bowing to the realities of an ever-more-complex project, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said construction of the memorial plaza would not be finished until 2010.

Pataki Slow to Release Documents to Archives

Sun, 03/08/2009 - 10:01am
Former Gov. George E. Pataki has shipped 12 years of press releases to the State Archives while ignoring archivists’ requests for other, perhaps more revealing, internal documents.

Pataki Said to Hear Senate Suggestion

Fri, 02/20/2009 - 2:01am
The leader of the G.O.P. Senatorial Committee approached former Gov. George E. Pataki this week about running for the United States Senate in 2010.

A Cleareyed Look at Ground Zero

Wed, 02/11/2009 - 8:00pm
The Port Authority is the right agency to rebuild ground zero but it must do so expertly and publicly.

Pataki Has Surgery for Stomach Ailment

Sat, 02/07/2009 - 11:00am
Former Gov. George E. Pataki underwent surgery on Thursday to relieve an intestinal blockage after experiencing severe abdominal pain, his spokesman said. Mr. Pataki, 62, is now in private law practice and is a consultant on environmental issues. He had been scheduled to speak at a conference on renewable energy in Washington when he went to a hospital there on Wednesday, complaining of pain.

Pataki Spent PAC Money After Opting Not to Run

Tue, 02/03/2009 - 9:01am
Former Gov. George E. Pataki spent more than $1 million from his political action committees for Broadway theater tickets, gatherings at the Yale Club and payments to political loyalists and advisers.

A Real Schedule for Ground Zero

Tue, 02/03/2009 - 2:00am
If Gov. David A. Paterson adopts a less rigorous timetable for rebuilding ground zero, it could cause the whole project to take longer and cost more.

Some Severance Deals at Utility Required Silence

Sun, 02/01/2009 - 8:01am
At least 19 employees who resigned from the New York Power Authority were required to agree to highly unusual nondisclosure provisions in order to obtain severance pay or benefits.

New York Says Health Chief Abused Power

Tue, 01/27/2009 - 2:01am
Dr. Antonia C. Novello, the former New York health commissioner, turned her staff into personal servants, according to a new report.

Former State Police Official, a Guard to Governors, Commits Suicide

Mon, 01/19/2009 - 5:00am
A former State Police official who was close to Mr. Berwick said he had been scheduled for an interview with the agency’s internal affairs bureau.