Two more Democratic state senators sign on to an M.T.A. bailout deal.
It’s not clear that the new framework, while passable in the senate, is palatable to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver or David Paterson.
Paterson said a plan, at this point, need not address the capital needs of the M.T.A.
This is a reversal, and Bill Hammond says the governor is like Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.
No capital funding means failure, the Daily News says.
State Senator George Maziarz is becoming quite the attack dog, with some speculation he may one day want to be the majority leader.
And below, here’s a video of Marist College pollster Lee Miringoff talking about Paterson’s new standing in the polls: