Karen DeWitt appears in the following:
Thursday, October 28, 2010
Governor David Paterson says 898 state workers will receive layoff notices, a move that has angered unions that didn't expect job losses before the end of the year. Paterson says the layoffs will be concentrated in several agencies, including the Departments of Corrections and Parks and the State Police.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
Lawmakers finally completed the over-four-months-late state budget on Tuesday evening.
Monday, July 26, 2010
Gov. David Paterson says he and his staff will being working “immediately” on layoff plans for state workers since New York is running out of cash.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
New York Gov. David Paterson’s budget director says a layoff plan for state workers may be drawn up as early as August, and numbers will depend on the results of an early retirement plan.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
New York Gov. David Paterson is once again threatening to call lawmakers into a special session, to finish the state budget, which is now 15 weeks late, and other unresolved issues.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Gov. David Paterson has proposed a new revenue bill that would close the state’s budget gap, but he says the legislature is refusing to accept the measures.
Monday, July 12, 2010
The New York state Comptroller says the New York Racing Association (NYRA) is once again facing insolvency early next year if a contract to expand gambling at the Aqueduct Race Track is not settled soon.
Friday, July 09, 2010
The New York state legislature is on hiatus for at least a couple of weeks, and the state budget remains unfinished.
Wednesday, July 07, 2010
Governor Paterson says he's not negotiating as he delivers vetoes to the legislature on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
New York Governor David Paterson sat down with WNYC's Karen DeWitt to discuss the state's delayed budget, his lobbying trip to Washington and how he expects to actually sign 6,900 vetoes of the legislature's proposed member items.
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
New York Gov. David Paterson has vetoed over $400 million in additional spending out of the legislature’s budget, saying lawmakers had engaged in “gimmicks” and “chicanery.”
Thursday, June 24, 2010
A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday could impact the prison sentence for New York’s former state Senate Majority Leader, Joe Bruno.
Monday, June 21, 2010
The New York State Legislature has approved a weekly emergency spending bill to keep the government running.
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
The New York Legislature passed an emergency spending bill Monday night that gives the state enough money to keep running - and averted a government shutdown.
Monday, June 14, 2010
Republican senators say government will not be shut down when the state’s temporary budget extenders expire later today, and indicate that they will provide enough votes to help Democrats keep things running.
Tuesday, June 08, 2010
The New York State legislature has passed $385 million in health care cuts and millions more in savings as part of emergency spending measures to keep the government running.
Friday, May 28, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo received his party's nomination for the Democratic convention today.
Thursday, April 08, 2010
With the New York state budget a week overdue Governor David Paterson says he's issuing another round of emergency spending measures.
Thursday, April 01, 2010
Asks public employees to forego a 4% raise, which takes effect today.