Tag: David A. Paterson
David A. Paterson was the great hope of Harlem’s Gang of Four. He was the instrument by which an extraordinary political quartet nurtured since professional infancy by the legendary Democratic leader J. Raymond Jones would impart their legacy to a younger generation of New York politicians. That hope died with a thud on Friday. David [...]
Governor David A. Paterson will formally announce his campaign for Governor with a series of events across the State. ****** Saturday, February 20 9:30am: Campaign Kick-Off Event Hofstra University Student Center, Hempstead 3:30pm: Upstate Kick-Off Event Laborers Local 435 20 4th Street, Rochester ***** Sunday, February 21 9:30am: Meet and greet with Supporters Christie’s Restaurant [...]
Today, Governor David A. Paterson introduced a package of bills to advance New Yorkâ€™s emerging clean energy economy, create jobs, protect the environment and save the taxpayers millions of dollars. He states, â€œBy investing in clean energy technologies and expanding the Stateâ€™s energy efficiency programs, we are creating New Yorkâ€™s new economy. These bills will [...]
According to an article in Politics Daily, Caroline Kennedy withdrew as a contestant for a New York Senate seat because her children said she was miserable and needed to drop out. The article also suggests that Governor David A. Paterson should share some of the blame for her decision.
The New York State Department of Labor has announced that they have been made aware of an ongoing scam targeting unemployed immigrants. Scammers have been charging victims fees to file claims to collect unemployment insurance benefits. The Labor Department does not charge individuals to sign up for benefits either on-line or over the phone, and [...]
Clifton Rolet Sutton, 58, a journalist, environmental activist, community organizer and co-executive producer of It’s Showtime at the Apollo, died recently. He was the nephew of Percy Sutton. At his funeral, speakers told of the powerful role he played in Harlem politics over the last 30 years of his life, including his work with Governor [...]