Morning Read, Upstate: Tedisco Fishing for Tips, Public Integrity Sans Dopp

David Paterson is proposing a middle way on drug law reform.

Reform advocates believe momentum is building.

Surprise! The state is in no hurry to send out tax refunds.

Darren Dopp will not appear before the Commission on Public Integrity.

Scott Murphy’s new ad calls Jim Tedisco an Albany insider.

Tedisco will be waiting tables this evening in Ballston.

Tom DiNapoli says he is tightening the reins on the state pension fund.

Some high-speed rail skepticism.

Seneca Nation leaders met with state officials as they push to develop a casino in the Catskill mountains.

Environmentalists don’t want the state buying power from Quebec.

Legislators elected members of the Board of Regents.

And below, a video of Representative Eric Massa at a protest for health insurance: