Morning Read, Upstate: The 20th Recount, The Return of a Gay Marriage Bill

Layoffs of 8,700 state employees are set to begin in July.
That excludes non-unionized managers, who acquiesced to concessions.
Union bosses say this will put lives at risk.
David Paterson said he will reintroduce a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Gay-rights advocates say that New York must legalize same-sex marriage now, or people will go across state lines.
Paterson also announced $305 million of highway projects in the Southern Tier. He also defended proposed changes to the Empire Zones program.
Dr. Richard Daines Now Dr. Thomas Frieden wants to tax sugar.
Inspector General Joseph Fisch raided the Liquor Authorities Harlem office, alleging bribery schemes.

Morning Read, Upstate: The 20th Recount, The Return of a Gay Marriage Bill