Morning Read, Upstate: Cuomo Settles With Carlyle, Golisano Moves South

David Paterson discovers he might, after all, have the power to fire the commissioners on the Commission on Public Integrity.

Casey Seiler likens what's going on to the comic strip Spy vs. Spy.

The Carlyle Group has settled with Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, and signed on to a code of conduct for doing business with pension funds that Cuomo drafted.

Democrats brought home vastly more bacon than Republicans, according to a list of Assembly member items.

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco brought home none.

Tom Golisano, the Rochester billionaire and former gubernatorial candidate, says he's moving to Florida.

He pays $13,000 a day in income taxes, and "can put that money to a lot better use."

Three Queens schools were closed over swine flu concerns.

A poll found 46 percent of New Yorkers support same-sex marriage. The same percentage oppose it.

Paterson vetoed a measure that would have allowed judges to fine government bodies that violate the open meetings law.

He is in Buffalo today, and will announce a major investment in solar power.

After a long delay, crews will start dredging the Hudson River for P.C.B.s.

Dr. Thomas Frieden, the New York City health commissioner, will lead the federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Seneca Nation talks about building a $1.3 billion casino in the Catskills.

Comptroller Tom DiNapoli ripped the state's enacted budget, and predicted spending will balloon to $145 billion by 2012.

Does the election of Representative Scott Murphy signify the 20th District has tipped to the Democrats?

And below, a video from the National Republican Congressional Committee criticizing John Murtha: