Unexpectedly, and questionably, David Paterson said the budget deficit will grow to more than double what is currently projected.
Standing next to him, Sheldon Silver looked confused. Malcolm Smith shot glances at an aide.
Paterson made the mistake during a press conference announcing an extension of unemployment benefits.
The subsidy package the New York Power Authority offered Yahoo translates to about $810,000 for every $50,000 job.
The Daily News thinks this is the day to get to a good place on Ground Zero development.
Even though all the relevant parties to the redevelopment are meeting, Michael Bloomberg is tamping down expectations.
In Buffalo, a protest is planned today against red light cameras.
And below, here's a video of State Senator Brian Foley talking about a bill just passed that will allow firefighters to drive firetrucks without commercial drivers licenses: