Paterson vetoes 23 bills, passes 100

(AP) - Gov. David Paterson has vetoed 23 policybills from the Legislature, including a pension sweetener forprison guards. Another vetoed bill would have slapped a

ALBANY - (AP) - Gov. David Paterson has vetoed 23 policybills from the Legislature, including a pension sweetener forprison guards. Another vetoed bill would have slapped a tooth decaywarning label on "sippy cups," and another would have requiredsellers to sanitize used mattresses in the battle against bed bugsin New York City.

The Democrat also signed nearly 100 bills into law, includingone allowing licensed midwives to deliver babies without writtenpractice agreements with physicians. He also signed some consumerprotection measures.

One new law will require gas stations that provide full- andself-service sales to provide full service to disabled drivers atthe cheaper, self-service price.

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