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Client 9 Welcomes you to New York

As some of you know, the governor's name was taken off of almost every welcome sign entering the State of New York when George Pataki became governor in 1995. Instances where the governor's name shows up on welcome signs today are extremely rare at best. As a result, there are few examples of disgraced and soon to be out of office Governor Eliot Spitzer showing up on the state welcome signs. As evidenced in the link below, this photo by C.C. Slater at PA 191's northern terminus over the Delaware River in Hancock, NY, may be the only instance of Spitzer's name showing up on a New York State welcome sign.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/otto-yamamoto/2235266645/

Comments

Frankly, I don't give a rat's a** about who the governor is.

Perhaps *all* states should refrain from putting their governor's name on the welcome signs. It would save money that is otherwise spent on changing it every 4-8 years.

Good post and thanks to Slater for the photo.

P.S. When are you gonna check out our "breakfast counties" here in Georgia? :)

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