Morning Read: Bloomberg's Approval Rating Drops

mrb wolfson222 Morning Read: Bloomberg's Approval Rating DropsGeraldine Ferraro: “All of us thought new thoughts and imagined new possibilities because of Gerry,” said Hillary Clinton. [Robin Pogrebin]

Bloomberg’s Approval Rating: New ads haven’t helped; 40 percent say his performance is excellent or good. [NY1]

Bloomberg’s Approval Rating: “Falling fast.” [Erin Einhorn]

Carl Kruger: Former Jamaica Hospital executive David Rosen was indicted. [Robert Gearty]

State Budget: “The state’s cuts will be devastating,” says Micah Lasher, a top Bloomberg aide. [Thomas Kaplan]

Teacher Layoffs: Silver says Bloomberg sought teacher layoffs before the state budget was adopted; says it doesn’t need to happen. [Ken Lovett and Glenn Blain]

School Funding: Poor district hurt. [John Hilderbrand]

LIFO: Skelos makes it a priority. [Brendan Scott and Carl Campanile]

Protecting Children: 10 abused children overlooked by ACS. [Mosi Secret]

Electric Bills: Hike coming. [Bill Sanderson]

White Plains: Acting Mayor Roach wins mayor’s race. [Ben Rubin and Richard Liebson]

Chuck Schumer: On the phone, a lot. [Page Six]