Morning Read, Upstate: Same-Sex Marriage Passes, Novello Gets Charged

The State Assembly approved same-sex marriage legislation, again, by a vote of 89-52.
State Senator Tom Duane predicted there will be some “me-tooism” in his chamber.
Dr. Antonia Novello, the former health commissioner, was indicted on charges she improperly had employees drive her around.
These are similar to the charges brought against former comptroller Alan Hevesi.
The Daily News says things haven’t been this bad in Albany since the days of Boss Tweed.
General Electric will build a $100 million battery plant in the Capital Region.
Some of the politicians opposing mayoral control have seen test scores in their districts rise under the current system.

Morning Read, Upstate: Same-Sex Marriage Passes, Novello Gets Charged