David Paterson Would Like $800 Billion, Please

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It seems like a lot, but when you read David Paterson's letter to President-elect Barack Obama and Joe Biden today, in which he breaks down his "wish list" of projects in New York that need federal funding, it actually sounds quite reasonable. Especially when you get to the part about the “deteriorating wastewater infrastructure” that needs to be overhauled. Please, Obama, save us from poop water! [Daily Politics/NYDN]