Elsewhere: Paterson’ Judicial Pick, Albany’s Budget Delays

Michael Bloomberg wants you to get “mad as hell” about Albany’s failure to help the M.T.A.
Among other hikes, the M.T.A’s doomsday budget raises tolls.
Benjamin Kabak has major issues with the Times piece about voters who oppose East River tolls.
Republicans give signs of blocking the budget.
David Paterson appointed a Latino judge after months of pressure to do so.
NYPA will not raise rates after all.
One state senator notes that Paterson’s request that NYPA not raise its fees is somewhat at odds with the fact that he skimmed $500 million from the authority’s budget.
Kirsten Gillibrand reportedly irked the Clintons.
A poll shows a majority favors keeping mayoral control of schools.

Elsewhere: Paterson’ Judicial Pick, Albany’s Budget Delays