Morning Read: A ‘Trivial’ Amount, Mark Green and Rachel Maddow

Michael Bloomberg said he would be “happy to testify” in support of same-sex marriage.
He also said the $300,000 in raises recently given to Department of Environmental Protection workers is “a trivial amount of money.”
Hello painful fare increase.
New Yorkers took Bloomberg’s advice, and vented.
Nicole Gelinas compares Albany to the lawmakers in New Orleans who let the levees fall into disrepair before Katrina.
There’s still time to undo the fare hike.
Peter Applebome looks at the people hit hardest by the fare hike on Long Island, which he says is “the bottom rung of the transit system.