A harsh report cast doubts on how the Commission on Public Integrity investigated the Troopergate matter, prompting David Paterson to call for commissioners and staff to step down.
One of those commissioners, Loretta Lynch, is favored by Chuck Schumer to become a U.S. Attorney in Brooklyn.
The commission is levying fewer fines than in previous years, an analysis finds.
There are competing bills about how to amend the state's expanded bottle law.
How did Hank Morris drum up business? "I know a lot of people," he once told investors.
David Paterson vetoed a bill that would have strengthened the open meetings law.
The Times Union thinks lawmakers here should seize the moment.
Representative John McHugh complained to Defense Secretary Robert Gates about lacking input on cuts to various weapons programs.
And below, a slickly produced legislative update featuring State Senator Kevin Parker in which the lawmaker stresses the importance of public education: