Espada Likes Klein, Paterson on the Moral of the Story

On Fred Dicker’s radio show, the incrasingly vocal state senator Pedro Espada continued to criticize Malcolm Smith, defend David Paterson, and imply that he’d support Jeff Klein in a leadership bid. [CC]

Paterson tells Senate-seat seekers to look to Illinois for a cautionary tale. [Liz]

The State School Boards Association is considering a four-day school week. [D&C]

A community group that goes by the acronym FROGG is collecting signatures in support of cleaning up and limiting development of the Gowanus Canal. [GL]

Defeated Representative Randy Kuhl is taking it easy. [Fighting29th]

A conservative blogger pulls the age card on Representative Louise Slaughter. [Monroe Rising]

An auto-industry bailout passed the House, but has only shaky support in the Senate. [AP]

Barack Obama’s environmental team is almost all set, with two top picks “who have strong reputations for regulating industry.” [NYT]

Espada Likes Klein, Paterson on the Moral of the Story