Morning Read, Upstate: Mayoral Control Goes Nowhere, Paterson’s Dog Bites

Negotiations to approve legislation re-authorizing mayoral control of schools broke down, and senators went home.
Democrats instead took up an anti-mayoral control bill. It failed by a vote of 40-15.
This is the latest rock on Michael Bloomberg’s bumpy road in Albany.
State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. got over $2 million in pork.
The Post says that in light of this efficiency, “calling this a circus just doesn’t do it justice.”
The money was allocated between parties with Democrats getting over nine times more than Republicans.
Clyde Haberman says Jay Walder should focus more on trains than Oyster.

Morning Read, Upstate: Mayoral Control Goes Nowhere, Paterson’s Dog Bites