Morning Read, Upstate: The ‘Broadband Tax,’ An Extension in NY-20

After revenue adjustments, the M.T.A.'s deficit grew by $200 million.

State Transportation Commissioner Astrid Glynn said now is "as good a juncture as any" to resign.

David Paterson is extending unemployment benefits.

His battle with public employees unions has turned "brutal," one consultant said.

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco wants to extend the deadline for military ballots by another 15 days in his race for Congress.

He said that would bring things in line with guidelines of the Federal Voter Assistance Program.

Paterson's spokesman says it's being reviewed.

The Republican State Dinner will be held in honor of Stephen Minarik.

The Carlyle Group is being investigated for its dealings with Hank Morris and David Loglisci.

Bill Hammond asks where Andrew Cuomo stands on issues important to any governor.

The Daily News also said that $463,000 is too much to spend for bathrooms in the Capitol.

Erie County Executive Chris Collins is going after Republicans.

E.P.A. grants will fund water and sewer infrastructure.

S.U.N.Y. New Paltz will cut staff to bridge a $6 million budget shortfall.

Carolyn McCarthy doesn't pose much of a threat to Kirsten Gillibrand, Newsday says.

Tom DiNapoli is just a "middle-class guy," his tax returns show.

Time Warner's proposal to charge for internet usage based on bandwidth is becoming a political issue in central New York.

And here's a video of Eric Massa weighing in: