Morning Read, Upstate: Sander’s Exit, Gillibrand and Schumer

M.T.A. CEO Elliot Sander said he was “disappointed” to leave his “dream job” in a shakeup.
His departure was announced the day after a $2.26 billion bailout was passed by the state legislature, and called for the consolidation of Sander’s job.
Some Hudson Valley businesses are mad about a payroll tax at the heart of that bailout.
Andrew Cuomo’s next target: debt settlement companies.
Barack Obama’s budget would cut a $24 million program from upstate New York counties.
Chuck Schumer has taken his junior counterpart, Kirsten Gillibrand, under his wing.
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Morning Read, Upstate: Sander’s Exit, Gillibrand and Schumer