Morning Read, Upstate: Spitzer on Pac-Man, The Water Bottle Battle

The renewal of mayoral control of schools depends on Republican members of the State Senate.
“I think that’s absolutely necessary,” Minority Leader Dean Skelos said.
Bill Thompson recommends New York City’s pension fund adopt Andrew Cuomo’s code of conduct.
Eliot Spitzer called Inspector General Joseph Fisch a “little Pac-man” and had disparaging words for David Paterson’s administration.
Lawmakers agreed they will pass a government consolidation plan pushed by Andrew Cuomo. They agreed on little else when it comes to reducing property taxes.
State Senator Jeff Klein is floating a revised soda tax to fund his own property-tax relief circuit breaker.

Morning Read, Upstate: Spitzer on Pac-Man, The Water Bottle Battle