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Loose Money in Albany

After spending the last three years warning about financial doom, Mr. Paterson's administration announced that he had dispensed $16.7 million in favors. They included $500,000 for the Chess-in-the-Schools program and $5 million for the New York/New Jersey 2014 Super Bowl host committee. That money should have gone back into the state budget to reduce the [...]

By |December 8th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Loose Money in Albany

Lame duck's golden eggs

ALBANY -- Even as he urged lawmakers to help him cut spending, Gov. David Paterson last week quietly authorized $16.7 million in grants from a fund he controls -- to pay for chess tournaments in New York City, foreign trade offices in Chile and Australia, and to promote a New Jersey Super Bowl in four [...]

By |December 6th, 2010|news|Comments Off on Lame duck's golden eggs