Discussion

Governor fined for taking tickets

Updated: December 20, 2010, 2:16 PM ET
Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York Gov. David Paterson contradicted his staff, the Yankees and common sense when he falsely claimed he always intended to pay for five tickets to the first game of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium, a state commission said in assessing him a $62,125 fine.

In a report released Monday, the Commission on Public Integrity said Paterson performed no ceremonial function at the game, which still would not have entitled him to free tickets for his son and son's friend. ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Kid Has Something To Say
    If the Rangers learned anything from the Game 2 loss to the Penguins, it's that Sidney Crosby isn't going to make it easy on them.

MORE MLB HEADLINES