Morning Read, Upstate: The Battle of NYPA, Impending M.T.A. Fare Hikes

David Paterson defends documenting his “dysfunction.”

The M.T.A. board says it is moving ahead with fare hikes.

In that case, a 30-day Metrocard would cost over $100.

Paterson doesn’t want NYPA rate hikes either.

Sam Hoyt and Bill Stachowski have clawback legislation for the authority.

NYPA is having a press conference about this today.

Lawmakers unveil a prescription discount card.

Millionaires for the millionaire’s tax.

A group home that was the site of a fatal fire this weekend may have been understaffed.

Hiram Monserrate reportedly rejected a plea deal before he was indicted.

In Rochester, another Renaissance Square counterproposal.

The State Board of Elections recommended Eric Sundwall be kicked off the ballot. A full vote will be taken Wednesday.

The Glens Falls Post-Star thinks he should be allowed to run.

And below, supermarket magnate Neil Golub offers a Schenectady-centric endorsement of Jim Tedisco:

Morning Read, Upstate: The Battle of NYPA, Impending M.T.A. Fare Hikes