Morning Read, Upstate: Paterson’s Budget Gaffe, Yahoo Gets a Deal

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.
Corrections officers will get $100 if they attend a rally at the Capitol.
The Daily News thinks this is the day to get to a good place on Ground Zero development.

Morning Read, Upstate: Paterson’s Budget Gaffe, Yahoo Gets a Deal