If, as expected, David Paterson appoints Marc Shaw to lead the M.T.A., there may be resistance in the State Senate.
In an analysis of Albany dysfunction, Assemblyman Richard Brodsky compares the State Senate to a catering committee at a junior prom.
State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is the "Teflon pol," according to the Daily News, with cozy relations between his elected office and a nonprofit organization he runs. The piece also targets Assemblyman Peter Rivera.
As candidates consider challenging Kirsten Gillibrand, her would-be protector Chuck Schumer told at least one would-be challenger he'll sit on the sidelines, Liz reports.
Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio gets no member items and no intern this session, since he's faces corruption charges.
And below, Chuck Schumer talks about the possibility of Yahoo! setting up a new data center in Western New York: