Strange headline no doubt, but the critics of the Nets' arena in Brooklyn think the transition from disgraced Governor Eliot Spitzer to new Governor David Paterson could help them in their last ditch bid to stop Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards. Paterson, it turns out, teamed with critics of eminent domain and the arena three years ago when a state senator. Still, the State has already approved the $4 billion project.
- Paterson Could Derail Development - Peter Kiefer - New York Sun
- Governor-in-waiting Paterson protested eminent domain in 2005, but quiet since - Norman Oder - Atlantic Yards Report
- Atlantic Yards Opponents Look With Hope to Gov. Paterson - Julie Bolcer - Village Voice