The Morning Read: Friday, June 15, 2007

Michael Bloomberg will speak to Google employees next week.

Bloomberg will host a fund-raiser for Marty Markowitz on June 20th.

The Clintons sold stock held by their blind trust and now keep their
money in savings accounts.

Hillary Clinton is raising cash in Barack Obama’s backyard.

This Newsday story says financial holdings for Chuck Schumer are
“estimated at less than $750,000, making him one of the poorer
senators
.”

The Supreme Court ruled that the city can go forward and try collecting
about $25 million in unpaid property taxes from foreign governments
that have buildings here.

One of Eliot Spitzer’s contributors, Richard Fields, is “the leading
candidate
to take over video lottery gambling” in New York, according
to Jacob Gershman.

The former Newark mayor has long been suspected of misusing public money.

The head of New York City Transit got an earful from riders yesterday.

Indicted labor leader Brian McLaughlin said working at a construction site has been “a wonderful experience.”

Sonny Carson supporters are going forward with a street renaming tomorrow.

Elizabeth Solomont talks to the new head of 1199/SEIU, George Gresham.

The Daily News editorial board likes the city budget.


Gay City News
wants Sheldon Silver to hold a vote on gay marriage.


Joe Lieberman
has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal about what he saw in Iraq [subscription].

And in case you missed it, Michael Bloomberg and Arnold Schwarzenegger get the cover of Time magazine.