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We also have a program in place for low income people. A family of four making $26,000 a year can receive medical coverage, irrespective of citizenship or what documents.

George Pataki

We will create in our City and our state opportunities for people and provide jobs for advanced new technologies.

George Pataki

But when you're out there, trying every day to improve people's lives, I don't think there's any higher calling.

George Pataki

I have tremendous admiration for everyone who enters the political arena so long as their goal is to do what they believe is right for the people of New York.

George Pataki

We will never forget 9/11, the loss of lives and the tragedy. The heroism of people will remain with us for a life.

George Pataki

We would have an enormous power difficulty in the short term that would create very real disruptions for the people of Westchester and New York City.

George Pataki

We have a reliable computerized network devoted to counterterrorist activities.

George Pataki

There is no moral equivalency between those who would kill using children, innocent civilians, children and adults, in their homes and in their places of worship, to that of a government that is seeking those terrorists before they can engage in that awful activity.

George Pataki

It is a very real concern and my view is that everything changed on September 11th and the procedure, the policies that were in place prior to September 11th no longer should apply.

George Pataki

We are going through tough economic times but things are looking up, and the indicators are improving not only for large corporations but also for small business.

George Pataki

We have been actively trying to have New York City host the 2012 Olympics.

George Pataki

That's why we must do more to defend ourselves, give police wider powers in pursuing terrorists who want to do us harm.

George Pataki

I'm very proud of what we've done with the State University and the City University. They're totally different institutions than they were when I took office.

George Pataki

On that terrible day, a nation became a neighborhood. All Americans became New Yorkers.

George Pataki

And one of the frustrating parts, but it's an inherent part of our democracy, is we have separation of powers.

George Pataki

For the first time federal, state and local bureaus of investigation are coordinating their effort, to serve as eyes and ears and protect us against further attacks.

George Pataki

Well, I know I worked for Governor Rockefeller the last time he ran for his fourth term, and I obviously ran against Governor Cuomo the time he ran for his fourth term.

George Pataki

If someone lives in New York, he's a New Yorker - they are entitled to the best medical system in the world.

George Pataki

When government accepts responsibility for people, then people no longer take responsibility for themselves.

George Pataki

We passed important laws to give the authorities responsible for investigation wide powers to defend us.

George Pataki

I'm thinking about governing as the governor of this state, and that's what I'm going to do.

George Pataki

I think there are steps that can be taken that haven't been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.

George Pataki

We will emerge stronger as a diverse community; the area will be rebuilt with life around the clock, new buildings, restaurants, places of entertainment.

George Pataki

We can't just throw a switch and say Indian Point is going to be safe, we have to look long-term because it will ultimately be decommissioned and we have to work aggressively now to bring in new sources of power.

George Pataki

But, you know, all I can do is submit my budget and then make the case to the Legislature to act.

George Pataki
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