Morning Read, Upstate: The Senate’s M.T.A. Plan, A Poll Supports Gay Marriage

Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith outlined a rescue package for the M.T.A.
It’s not dead on arrival in the Assembly, with Speaker Sheldon Silver saying it’s something he’s “prepared to take very seriously.”
A poll showing a majority of people support same-sex marriage is good news for advocates of the measure.
The State Senate’s rules reform report will consolidate committees and end the practice of proxy voting.
Rudy Giuliani and Representative Peter King spoke at a dinner in Albany County.
Rudy said leaders should be “ashamed” at the state’s direction.
On the radio, he called potential gubernatorial rival

Morning Read, Upstate: The Senate’s M.T.A. Plan, A Poll Supports Gay Marriage