George Pataki http://wamc.org en Cuomo Setting The Stage For Tax Cuts http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-setting-stage-tax-cuts <div style="margin:0;"><p>New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to be setting the stage for a tax cut next year.&nbsp; Recently, he&rsquo;s appointed a new commission to look at cutting property and other taxes, and has said the state may have a budget surplus to pay for them.<br />The governor announced a new tax policy commission headed by former New York State Governor George Pataki, a Republican, and former state Comptroller Carl McCall, a Democrat. Both are former political rivals of Cuomo.<br />&nbsp; Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:12:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 75568 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Setting The Stage For Tax Cuts Cuomo Looks To Former Rivals To Head Tax Cutting Commission http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-looks-former-rivals-head-tax-cutting-commission-0 <p></p><p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is appointing a new tax cutting commission that he&rsquo;s charged with finding ways of slicing state revenues by two to three billion dollars next year. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:13:00 +0000 Person: Karen Dewitt 74819 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Looks To Former Rivals To Head Tax Cutting Commission Cuomo Looks to Former Rivals to Head Tax Cutting Commission http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-looks-former-rivals-head-tax-cutting-commission <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is appointing a new tax cutting commission that he&rsquo;s charged with finding ways of slicing state revenues by $2 to $3 billion dollars next year.</p><p>Cuomo turned to the man who beat his father in the 1994 governor&rsquo;s race, George Pataki, to co chair the commission. Pataki, a Republican, defeated Mario Cuomo&nbsp; on a platform that included tax cuts.</p><p>Pataki, who says the state &ldquo;spends too much and costs too much,&rdquo; says he&rsquo;s happy to serve on the commission, but at first thought a mistake had been made.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 11:22:53 +0000 Karen DeWitt 74794 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Looks to Former Rivals to Head Tax Cutting Commission Governor Cuomo Announces Tax Relief Commission http://wamc.org/post/governor-cuomo-announces-tax-relief-commission <p>Calling on some former political rivals, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the formation of a Tax Relief Commission.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 22:43:15 +0000 Allison Dunne 74770 at http://wamc.org Governor Cuomo Announces Tax Relief Commission Ex-NY Governor To Testify In Sex-Offender Trial http://wamc.org/post/ex-ny-governor-testify-sex-offender-trial <p>Former New York Governor George Pataki is expected to testify about how more than 100 sex offenders came to be involuntarily institutionalized eight years ago when they finished prison sentences.</p><p>Today's testimony comes in a civil trial in Manhattan federal court after six convicted sex offenders sued Pataki and the state. Pataki announced in an October 2005 press release that every sexually violent predator in state custody would be evaluated for involuntary civil commitment once a prison sentence was finished.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 12:57:17 +0000 Jaired Crofut 69796 at http://wamc.org Ex-NY Governor To Testify In Sex-Offender Trial