Elsewhere: Paterson’s Threat, DiNapoli’s Doom and Gloom

Having run out of other options, David Paterson threatens to “step outside” with opponents of the M.T.A. rescue.

D.A. candidate Leslie Crocker Snyder, a Democrat, is going to speak at an exclusive event for conservatives.

Looking sharp, Vito Fossella went to jail.

Tom DiNapoli says the state has had an unprecedented drop in tax revenues; overall, New York has $3.6 billion less than it projected.

Michael Bloomberg made amends with the disabled reporter.

Of the the eviction of reporters from One Police Plaza, Bloomberg said, “This is not a First Amendment issue; this is a construction issue.”

The tea partiers are gone, but the legalize marijuana people now in Albany.

After the legislature approved a bill to increase the number red light cameras in the city, Dan Squadron and Scott Stringer lobby for cameras at dangerous crossings like Canal and Bowery.

Of New York’s five new members of Congress, Dan Maffei raised the most money.

The bidding process for Aqueduct race track has been reopened.

CSEA and PEF are on the air with a new round of ads.

Obama is standing by Steve Rattner.

The E.P.A. can and might impose regulations on the biggest sources of greenhouse gasses. A report says that pollution is a public health issue

Former McCain campaign guy Steve Schmidt is speaking to the Log Cabin Republicans, and he will say the G.O.P. should endorse gay marriage. He’s also worried about religion.

Elsewhere: Paterson’s Threat, DiNapoli’s Doom and Gloom