Articles on the Constitution by Nicholas Confessore

News Coverage:

New York Times
Monday, June 4, 2012
 A group closely allied with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo received $2 million from gambling interests last December as he developed a proposal to expand casino gambling in New York.http://graphics8.nytimes.com/images/global/borders/doubleRule.gif...
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New York Times
Monday, June 4, 2012
A group closely allied with Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo received $2 million from gambling interests last December as he developed a proposal to expand casino gambling in New York.
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New York Times
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
ALBANY — Nearly a year ago, Gov. David A. Paterson went to court to fight for his appointment of Richard Ravitch as lieutenant governor, a man whose acumen and experience the governor said could help the state weather its financial challenges.On...
This clip highlights how the Lieutenant Governor's involvement in policy making under the current constitution is at the discretion of the Governor.  Governor Patterson initially Lieutenant Governor Ravitch an unprecedented role in the development of the budget plan, but later disagreed with Ravitch's plan to close the $9.2 billion gap.
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