George Pataki

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    April 2, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo Ditches Pataki-Era Gun Law. Fred Dicker Gushes

    ​Governor Andrew Cuomo's ditched a controversial gun law put in place by ex-Governor George Pataki -- and, as you probably expected, Fred Dicker, the New York Post's state capital bureau chief/captain of the Cuomo rah-rah squad, got the "exclusive" on the story.Dicker, as you also might imagine, i ... More >>

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    May 13, 2008

    Home Alone—With Medicaid Fraudsters

    In a $30 million home health-care scam, some well-connected names

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    April 24, 2007

    The New Dealer

    With Spitzer at the table, Pataki's casino cronies pull an inside straight

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    February 6, 2007

    The Magician's Nephew

    The goods on Gargano: A seamy tale of nepotism on the Brooklyn waterfront

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    December 5, 2006

    Twisted Spitzer

    Note to good-guy governor-elect: 10 reasons to stay Hevesi’s execution

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    December 22, 2005

    Tinkering With the Taylor Law

    The transit strike had just ended this afternoon when the Sergeant's Benevolent Association sent 'round a press release from two days ago hailing Governor Pataki for signing a bill that reforms the Taylor Law. That's right, the very day that NYC transit shut down, the gov was tweaking the very law ... More >>

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    December 21, 2005

    A Union Town Loses Patience With the Strike

    From all reports, one of the more common sentiments expressed by strike-bound New York commuters—along with "Is it worth taking the LIRR to Jamaica?" and "I can't feel my fingers!"—has been that the transit workers, regardless of whether they deserve a better contract, are being selfish in ... More >>

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    December 19, 2005

    Transit: Wage Rage

    As transit talks wound down to another midnight deadline tonight, Transport Workers Union president Roger Toussaint softened his wage demands this morning, but observers said that there's still been little progress at the bargaining table with management negotiators. Toussaint's comments appeared ge ... More >>

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    December 17, 2005

    Transit Breaks

    It took them more than 24 hours to get there, but the two sides in the city's tense transit talks found their way back to the bargaining table today, but no one was suggesting that much was accomplished. "There's not much to report so far. We met, we talked, and we're ready to keep meeting," said an ... More >>

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    July 29, 2005

    The Next President of the United States, George Pataki!

    If the soon-to-be ex-governor's chances are history, here's what they look like White House, NYS Governor's OfficeRoosevelt, Fillmore, and Rockefeller all made it—but only FDR and Fillmore made it to the White House. The fourth man pictured is rumored to think he can, too. George Pataki's ch ... More >>

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    July 8, 2005

    Attention Riders: Please Feel Free

    No Free lunch, but plenty of Freedom talk as London bombs spur NYC alert Office of the MayorHow about a billion dollars for that seat, lady? The Broadway-Lafayette subway station, where on Thursday at least five cops were present, appeared unguarded shortly after 8 a.m. this morning. Or perhaps th ... More >>

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    May 31, 2005

    The Class of '05

    Congratulations! You made it. Oh, and we owe you an apology for your education.

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    September 21, 2004

    City Goes Judge Shopping

    Held in contempt for convention detentions, the city gets a Pataki court to step in

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    August 6, 2004
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    August 19, 2003

    Power to the People? Hardly.

    Industry Has Connections, but We Don't

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    July 22, 2003

    Spitzer's Spiel

    A.G. Backpedals on Schools, Dodges MTA Case

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    July 15, 2003

    Fixer Fonz

    The Ex-Senator Brags About Bonanzas, Hides Behind Pataki

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    April 22, 2003

    Bloomberg at the Crossroads

    With a Budget That Will Define Him, Mayor Mike Pushes Pataki, Unions

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    February 25, 2003

    Pataki's Prattle

    Job-Jingo Governor Proposes 'State-Killing' Budget

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    February 11, 2003

    Pataki's SUNY Shock

    Fed Up With Cuts and Hikes, Students Prep to March on Albany

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    February 4, 2003

    Pataki's Ex–Labor Aide Charged

    Former Commissioner Drove Own Sweet Deals

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    November 19, 2002

    Ashcroft's Shadowy Disciple

    Someone to Watch Over Us

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    November 5, 2002

    Where Was George?

    As Dems Nap, New Activists Press Pataki on Record

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    October 29, 2002

    Which Third Way?

    Greens and the Working Families Party Try to Make Progressive Votes Count

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    October 22, 2002

    A Letter to Chancellor Joel Klein

    What Is 'A Sound Basic Education'?

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    September 3, 2002

    Senate for Sale

    GOP Uses Public Pots of Gold to Entice Converts

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    July 9, 2002

    Getting Away With Murder

    Pataki's Fiscal Follies Pass Unnoticed in Re-Election Fervor

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    June 25, 2002

    Bloomberg's Fragile Budget

    Re-Election Year Politics Dictate Choices

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    April 30, 2002

    Malloy's Mess

    Pataki, Spitzer Protect Construction Union Biggie

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    April 16, 2002

    Pataki's CUNY Shocker

    An Anti-Choice, Anti-Gay Trustee

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    March 26, 2002

    Tall Tales

    With Rivera in Lead, Unions Ditch Dems for 'Lincolnian' Gov

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    March 5, 2002

    The Louima Prosecutor

    Pataki and D'Amato's Pick Is Unqualified and Tainted

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    February 26, 2002

    Pataki Patronage

    The Guv's Attempt to Name a Prosecutor Lays Bare His Own Scandal

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    February 19, 2002

    Will Schumer Stand Up?

    Only He Can Prevent a Hack Bush-Pataki Appointment

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    February 12, 2002

    Blue Cross Hijacked

    How the Governor and the State's Most Powerful Union Shortchanged Health Consumers

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    September 11, 2001
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    April 24, 2001

    A Time for Mercy

    Rabbi Gets Probation for Medical Marijuana

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    November 21, 2000

    A Landlord’s Road to Bountiful

    The Propertied Class Gives Thanks

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    December 7, 1999

    Pataki May End Your Life Early

    A Grave Threat to Our Hospitals

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    November 23, 1999

    Green With Envy

    Pataki Wrestles Spitzer for Eco-Laurels

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    October 5, 1999

    Queens Logic?

    Distant Office Would Dis Tenants

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    June 29, 1999

    Loft Law Limbo

    Artists Fret As Albany Fiddles

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    May 11, 1999

    Freedom Fighters

    An Unlikely Group of Prisoners' Relatives Battles the Rockefeller Drug Laws

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    March 30, 1999

    Reversal of Fortune

    Is 'Stone Cold Rudy' Down for the Count?

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    December 22, 1998

    Campaigning For Clemency

    Just before Christmas Governor Pataki is expected to commute the sentences of a few state prisoners. Will any of these women get lucky?

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    October 27, 1998

    Pataki's Favorite Conservatives

    Mike Long's party is feasting at the state trough

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    October 27, 1998

    The Sins of Reverend Calvin Butts

    A black leader who called the mayor 'racist,' then endorsed the governor, ignites a furor over power and respect in harlem

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    October 20, 1998

    Westside Wonderland

    Are Giuliani and Pataki Planning a Stadium December Surprise?

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    July 28, 1998
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    June 2, 1998

    The Battle for Harlem

    Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle

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