Morning Read, Upstate: The Conditional Republican Ticket, Dueling Marriage Rallies

If Rudy Giuliani doesn’t run, lots of Republicans like Erie County Executive Chris Collins as a gubernatorial candidate.
Former representative Rick Lazio is also thinking about running for governor, and this time he isn’t waiting to find out if Giuliani wants in.
Carl McCall stepped down from an educational services company that did business with SUNY’s Research Foundation.
A firm founded by Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith is bidding for a state contract to provide video lottery terminals.
There were rallies Sunday both for and against same-sex marriage. David Paterson and Michael Bloomberg attended the demonstration in favor of the measure, State Senator Ruben Diaz Sr.

Morning Read, Upstate: The Conditional Republican Ticket, Dueling Marriage Rallies