Morning Read, Upstate: The First Debate, Dreaming of High-Speed Rail

David Paterson is at a record low in the polls.
“Some” suggest to Fred Dicker that Paterson may have been demeaning the governor’s office by posing for a photo for Runners World.

Paterson may be trying to replace June O’Neill with a new head of the state Democratic Party.
Richard Brodsky says changing the way we bid for electricity could save $2 billion a year.
A village election in Saratoga County will serve as a referendum on the existence of the village.
The inspector general is probing the state agency where an employee was paid $94,000 to do nothing.
After their first debate, both Scott Murphy and Jim Tedisco claim victory.

Morning Read, Upstate: The First Debate, Dreaming of High-Speed Rail