July 4th Reading: The Future of Cuomo, The Distribution of Toilet Paper

The view from France. (via newseum.org)

2012: Cuomo as Obama’s VP, says former NYS GOP Chairman Bill Powers. Same thing former SF Mayor predicted. [Fred Dicker / NY Post]

Same-Sex Marriage: The 4 GOP who voted for it are in peril. [New York Times]

English Signs: Halloran and Koo want to require it. [AP]

City Hall: US EPA regulations forces city to spend billions for no real reason. [Michael Saul / WSJ]

City Audit: Liu says city’s tourism officials could misuse $1.7 million labeled “other funds.” [Josh Margolin / NY Post]

Ugly Parks: Blame City Hall. [Geoffrey Croft / Daily News]

Toilet Paper: Rationing it out, thanks to budget cuts. [Rich Calder / NY Post]

Albany: “The sippy cup bill was among more than 400 approved by the Senate and Assembly in the final, frantic days of the legislative session.” [Glenn Blain / Daily News]

Nassau: Editors attack Managano for wanting to borrow money to build a new home for Islanders hockey team. [Daily News]

Economic Development: “Politics long ago infected the state’s economic development efforts, and Hoyt’s appointment is only the latest example.” [Denise Gee / Buffalo News]

Election Calendar: Schumer’s bill bumps primary day. [Robert McCarthy / Buffalo News]

Floods: FEMA denies Cuomo request for aide to help upstate NY. [AP]

Albany: Lawmakers in the majority get to pass bills; lawmakers from the minority, don’t. [Joe Spector / Democrat and Chronicle]