Morning Read, Upstate: Paterson and Guilt, More Budget Work Looms

On Swine Flu, Paterson tells New Yorkers, “[T]his is not time for alarm, but it’s time to be alert.”
Two Chautauqua County residents were tested for the disease.
Over 2,000 people rallied in Albany for same-sex marriage.
David Paterson said opponents of the measure are motivated by “guilt.” Whatever that means.
Some religious leaders accused him of “bigotry” and “Catholic-baiting.”
State Senate Democrats hired another local person for a $90,000-a-year job at the Buffalo office.
A businessman in Glens Falls questions Representative-elect Scott Murphy’s local bona fides.
The Senate’s M.T.A. bailout bill won’t be voted on until next week.

Morning Read, Upstate: Paterson and Guilt, More Budget Work Looms