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.

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