Morning Read: Spitzer Raises Money, Skaller Photocopies, Mrs. Landor Speaks

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Eliot Spitzer is raising money for Manhattan DA candidate Cy Vance, Page Six hears.

Richard Aborn and Vance are happy to focus on Leslie Crocker Snyder and the death penalty.

Michael Bloomberg wants to tax businesses and, for the first time, residents along the High Line.

The Post gives a lot more ink to a Quinnipiac poll on the mayor’s race.

Bloomberg was noncommittal about getting rid of the public advocate’s office.

Reader Izengabe212 says that office should be eliminated, along with borough presidents.

The TWU gets behind Bill Thompson.

Thompson has an August 12 breakfast with the Soho Journal.

Josh Skaller copied Brad Lander’s press release.

Every Wednesday, there’s a special guest at Christine Quinn’s campaign office.

John Luisi gets DC37.

Three OTBs in Brooklyn could shut down.

The NYPD needs to retrofit its new hybrid vehicles at a cost of $1,100 each.

Rosie Mendez abstained from the vote on Coney Island.

Stefan Friedman is optimistic that a deal between the Coney Island landowner he represents and the mayor will be worked out.

Lee Landor’s mom speaks out.

Randi Weingarten’s UFT tenure is recalled with surprising fondness in a Post editorial.

The M.T.A. has no plans to raise fares until 2011.

The M.T.A. chairman has a golden parachute.

What does the new Atlantic Yards Project look like?

Sewell Chan has more on Olga Mendez.

Metro has a deep read on the beer summit in the White House. (In case you missed it, so does Tom Acitelli.)

And pictured above is Eliot Spitzer with David Paterson before they both got new jobs.

Morning Read: Spitzer Raises Money, Skaller Photocopies, Mrs. Landor Speaks