Clinton’s Tranportation Bill, Upstate’s Gas Boom

Hillary Clinton has introduced a Senate version of the Saving Energy Through Public Transportation bill, which is exactly what it sounds like, has already passed the House, and may face a veto from the president. [Streetsblog]

Of the red seven states Barack Obama is targeting in the general election, Tom Bevan gives him to best chance of taking Virginia, and the worst chance of taking Alaska. [R.C.P.]

At a reportedly raucous festival commemorating the Tompkins Square Park Riot’s 20th anniversary, protesters burned a flag, but it was synthetic, so it melted. [Neither More Nor Less]

Gas drilling is coming to New York, it can’t be stopped, and it might be bad, says this primer on the expected boom in shale drilling. [Herald Record]

Clinton’s Tranportation Bill, Upstate’s Gas Boom