The Morning Read: April 10, 2006

Ben writes over at the Daily News that Corey Johnson will leave Mark Green’s campaign to become a fundraiser; and the News also reports the city council and other officials could see a raise in their salaries.

The Times reports that George Pataki plans to block $2 billion in spending and tax cuts in the state budget.

And the Albany Times Union profiles Nick Spano.

—Nicole Brydson