August 2, 2005 |
Gov. George E. Pataki plans to veto legislation that would allow women to buy the "morning-after" pill without a prescription, a decision described by abortion rights advocates as "sheer political expediency" to build conservative support for a 2008 presidential run. State Conservative Party Chairman Michael Long said he was pleased with the Republican governor's decision.
February 22, 2006 |
Gov. George E. Pataki, showing no improvement five days after surgeons removed his appendix, was transferred Tuesday to a New York City hospital and underwent another operation. Doctors operated to alleviate a blockage in Pataki's digestive system, said his spokesman, David Catalfamo. Afterward, the governor was "awake, alert and resting comfortably," Catalfamo said in a statement. Pataki, 60, checked himself into Hudson Valley Medical Center on Thursday complaining of severe abdominal pain.
January 8, 1997 |
Gov. George E. Pataki called on leaders of New York's business community Tuesday to present a "realistic bid" for the Dodgers to return to Brooklyn. "The Dodgers belong in Brooklyn, just as the Yankees belong in the Bronx and the Mets belong in Queens," he said. "The Dodgers' temporary stay on the West Coast should come to an end."
October 17, 2006 |
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and New York Gov. George E. Pataki on Monday announced a partnership that would bring California together with a group of Northeastern states to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Schwarzenegger said he would sign an executive order today that calls for a program that would allow California to work with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at power plants in the Northeast beginning in 2009.
September 2, 2004 |
For 10 years, New York Gov. George E. Pataki has labored to build a name for himself in national politics. For just as long, Rudolph W. Giuliani has overshadowed him. Tonight, Pataki will finally command the nation's attention with his introduction of President Bush at the Republican National Convention.
December 24, 2003 |
Lenny Bruce, the provocative and profane satirist who revolutionized the art of stand-up comedy, on Tuesday received a posthumous pardon from Gov. George E. Pataki for a controversial 1964 obscenity conviction.