David Paterson

N.Y. Gov. Paterson's Free Yankee Tickets Earn Him a Stiff Fine

The state Public Integrity Commission fined him more than $62,000 for accepting five free tickets to the 2009 World Series opener at Yankee Stadium. It's the latest chapter in the long and dubious history of politicians getting wooed at sports events.

Domestic Workers Finally Get Some Rights

Just in time for Labor Day, domestic workers in New York state got a gift of sorts -- a workers' bill of rights, which Gov. David Paterson signed into law last week. The measure guarantees nannies, housekeepers and care providers to the elderly are paid overtime, get time off and are protected against sexual harassment.