Oswego, NY – Gov. Paterson's budget officials are urging more state employees to take early retirement buyouts. The Syracuse mayoral primary is today. College students can go broke early if they aren't careful.
Albany, NY – The State Senate met in a special one day session Thursday and approved Governor Paterson's choice to head the MTA. But the closely divided Senate failed to pass ethics reform, and stayed away from other more controversial measures, including the state's budget deficit.