Elsewhere: Tier V

On the Jim Reith show in Syracuse, David Paterson said $500 million is the amount he’ll have to withhold from localities, and that he’ll make the announcement by “Monday at the latest.” [No link]

John Sampson is “personally committed to marriage equality.”

A protest of Carl Kruger’s no vote on that bill will take place at his house Sunday.

An Orthodox Jewish newspaper: “Sen. Kruger Stands Up for Yeshivos, Marriage.”

The Drum Major Institute is having its gala tonight.

Americans are getting richer.

Bloomberg v. the Poopsatucks.

Irene Liu truth-squads David Paterson’s fund-raising claims.

Bob Conner follows different senate turmoil.

Russell Simmons talks about race, Rush, and Tiger.

Tea partiers are ready for 2010.

Niagara Conservatives for Rick Lazio.

Andrew Cuomo de-digitized more sex offenders.

Tom Duane is watching Marcellus Shale drilling.

Paterson signed a new pension tier. (Photo.)

Here’s his Tier V clock.

There’s a sweet deal for teachers in the legislation.

Republicans are excited about Nan Hayworth.

Frank MacKay is “open” to Comptroller Eliot Spitzer.

OMCE has ideas for saving money.

  Elsewhere: Tier V