Paterson orders delay of 10% of school aid

(AP) - New York Gov. David Paterson is orderingthat 10 percent of state aid payments to schools and localgovernments be delayed because the state is

(AP) - New York Gov. David Paterson is orderingthat 10 percent of state aid payments to schools and localgovernments be delayed because the state is $1 billion short of itsobligations due to be paid Tuesday.

Paterson blamed the Legislature for failing to address the fulldeficit of $3.2 billion to $4 billion in the extraordinary sessionhe held for more than three weeks earlier this month.

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