Tag Archives: Governor Paterson

Gary Johnson Says He’ll Accept Public Funding In GA-LP Debate

The Libertarian Party of Georgia is hosting a debate right now at their 2012 state convention. Governor Gary Johnson was asked about matching funds for his campaign and he confirmed that he would accept matching funds, assuming he was eligible.

The entire debate can be viewed here. The run-time is around an hour and a half.… Read more ...

Governor Candidate Hawkins (G-NY) Opposes Proposed Layoff of State Workers

from a Hawkins campaign press release, via onthewilderside:

Guv Candidate Hawkins (G-NY) Opposes Proposed Layoff of State Workers, Criticizes Cuomo for His Support of Illegal Action

Howie Hawkins, the Green Party of New York candidate for Governor, said today that when elected he would rescind any layoffs of state workers instituted by Governor Paterson as a threat to the health and safety of state residents.… Read more ...

Green Party of NY calls Legislative Ethics Reform Inadequate

A post by Ian Wilder at onthewilderside.com, based on a GPNYS press release:

The Green Party of New York State (GPNYS) stated today that it opposed the ethics reform deal announced earlier this week as being too late, too late, an attempt at damage control rather than the real reform New York taxpayers deserve.

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The Green Party of New York State’s response to the Governor’s State of the State Speech

Repost from onthewilderside. Based on a GPNYS press release:

The Green Party of New York State calls Gov. Paterson’s response to New York State’s ongoing economic and political crisis inadequate.

In his speech Gov. Paterson named fiscal reform, ethics reform, and political reform as the most pressing problems facing New Yorkers in 2010.

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NY Political News Round-Up

As noted in a Daily News article, Senator Gillibrand is courting the Working Families Party (a labor-backed third party in New York, which often endorses Democratic candidates) to help her image for a possible Democratic primary, and to polish her leftist credentials for the 2010 elections.

from Ballot Access News
Senator Gillibrand Meets with Leaders of N.Y.
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