Morning Read, Upstate: Brown’s E-mails, Senate Coup Week Five

Fred Dicker says that prominent non-white political figures are getting ready to endorse Andrew Cuomo.
Comptroller Tom DiNapoli tells Liz that the state budget “appears not to be holding together.”
In official emails, a Buffalo commissioner demanded employees work for the re-election campaign of Mayor Byron Brown.
Special sessions in the State Senate not that special in terms of what they accomplish.
David Paterson told the Daily News that he thinks Senator Pedro Espada Jr. deserves “respect,” as resistance to him taking the top job in the chamber softens.
Democrats and Republicans have agreed to take up a bill already passed by the State Assembly giving the mayor clear control of schools, according to State Senator Shirley Huntley.