Morning Read, Upstate: More M.T.A. Woes, Murphy Gets Sworn In

A Texas financier will be likely indicted today in the ongoing probe of an alleged pay-to-play scheme using the state’s pension fund.
The M.T.A. has raised the possibility of a second fare hike this year.
The “beyond doomsday” scenario could end 24-hour service in some areas.
Malcolm Smith is not going to Puerto Rico because his wife and daughter are sick.
The Daily News accuses senators of “acts of clownishness.”
Smith also said he called Michael Bloomberg to assure him that a report on mayoral control of schools was nothing more than a draft.
John Faso, former Republican gubernatorial candidate,

Morning Read, Upstate: More M.T.A. Woes, Murphy Gets Sworn In