On Swine Flu, Paterson tells New Yorkers, "[T]his is not time for alarm, but it's time to be alert."
Two Chautauqua County residents were tested for the disease.
David Paterson said opponents of the measure are motivated by "guilt." Whatever that means.
Some religious leaders accused him of "bigotry" and "Catholic-baiting."
The Senate's M.T.A. bailout bill won't be voted on until next week.
Michael Bloomberg, Randi Weingarten and Kathy Wylde signed a letter calling for state action on the M.T.A.
Teachers unions have donated heavily to the Senate Democratic caucus, as a debate over mayoral control of schools looms.
Large budget deficits loom.
Two Finger Lakes lawmakers are demanding a review of the closure of the Butler prison.
A grand jury is probing a fatal fire at a state-run group home.
And above, John DeRosier's cartoon from today's Times Union, ripping Assemblyman Jim Tedisco.