Morning Read, Upstate: State Senate Budget Approach, Jim Tedisco’s Second Half

David Paterson loses another staffer.
He announced an affordable health insurance measure for Syracuse.
In Rochester, his welcome was mixed.
He got an earful of concerns and not many ideas at SUNY Geneseo.
At Day Two of the Darren Dopp hearings, the case is made that he had documents re-written.
An emergency M.T.A. board meeting will be held today.
In the State Senate, budget committees are “intended,” and fiercely debated.
Tom Precious seems somewhat skeptical about this idea.
The Waterdown Daily Times is explicitly skeptical.
A congressional hearing on a contaminated site in suburban Albany.