That excludes non-unionized managers, who acquiesced to concessions.
Union bosses say this will put lives at risk.
Gay-rights advocates say that New York must legalize same-sex marriage now, or people will go across state lines.
Paterson also announced $305 million of highway projects in the Southern Tier. He also defended proposed changes to the Empire Zones program.
Dr. Richard Daines Now Dr. Thomas Frieden wants to tax sugar.
Inspector General Joseph Fisch raided the Liquor Authorities Harlem office, alleging bribery schemes.
Former state senator Efrain Gonzalez personally profited from lobbying efforts, prosecutors allege.
Democrats issued an "urgent distress call" over the Columbia County recount.
A report finds prescription drug prices vary widely by pharmacy, and the state isn't enforcing a law requiring them to post a comparison website.
The Elmira Star-Gazette says Kirsten Gillibrand should flex muscle – in both Washington and Albany – for upstate economic development.
The Watertown Daily Times notes that increased income taxes will disproportionately affect downstate residents.
And below, video of Representative Dan Maffei on the Colbert Report:
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