Morning Read: Bloomberg Sues Thompson, Quinn Vets Everyone

barron mrb Morning Read: Bloomberg Sues Thompson, Quinn Vets EveryoneNew York City’s debt is greater than ever.

Michael Bloomberg’s candidate in Massachusetts picks up another endorsement.

Bloomberg is suing Bill Thompson over a jail in Brooklyn.

Thompson had said the project was “flawed and wasteful.”

Christine Quinn is requiring all City Council members to “prove residency, citizenship and age before they are sworn in on Jan. 1, 2010.”

Big spenders don’t always win, says Lisa Colangelo.

Edward-Isaac Dovere continues.

Staffing is reduced at 49 fire engine companies, effective 9 a.m.

Steve Cassidy isn’t happy about it.

“Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday that a federal judge who slammed ‘widespread’ false testimony by cops ‘is entitled to his own opinion.’ “

A report about to be released criticizes New York City Transit’s training of employees and organization when it comes to security.

Jeffrey Wiesenfeld doesn’t like being questioned about his outburst against Charles Barron.

The Times edit page is sad to see Tom Suozzi go.

The Post, not so much: “Suozzi seemed more to talk reform than to actually produce it.”

Developer Shaya Boymelgreen feels the economic downturn.

Dave Chappelle has new jokes about Barack Obama.

Diana Taylor dined at Michael’s, not far from Laura Bush.

Google starts closing a loophole.

The Newseum trims staff.

Tonight, Tom DiNapoli has a fund-raiser in Huntington.

The City Council celebrates Jewish Heritage with a party at City Hall.

Melissa Mark-Viverito and Dept. of Building officials discuss the Columbus Village development.

The steering committee of the New York Democratic Lawyers Council is meeting at 7 p.m.

And on Saturday, I’ll try taking some pointers from Brian Keller and Liza Sabater about this whole internet thing.