Morning Read: Engel Revolts, Cathie Black Crashes, Bloomberg Donates

 

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Mayor Bloomberg attends ceremony for the return of FDNY Ladder 3 to World Trade Center site for its permanent installation in 9/11 Memorial Museum. July 20, 2011 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker)

Debt Ceiling: Rep. Engel marshals NY delegation to opposition. “New York really has the potential here to get screwed.” [SA Miller / NY Post]

NY-9: Cut, cap and balance plan is “radical” said Weprin. [Matthew Hampton / Patch]

NY-9: “[T]o ask Jews to vote against me is absurd,” said Weprin. [Denis Hamill / Daily News]

NY-9: “Weprin, for his part, fielded questions quietly and without any sound bites or slogans.” [Matthew Hampton / Patch]

2013: “Ms. Quinn’s office didn’t dispute the notion that the speaker punished Mr. Vallone for his stance on renaming the 59th St. bridge, or that she punished Council Member Elizabeth Crowley a year ago for upstaging Ms. Quinn on a budget announcement.” [Michael Saul / WSJ]

2013: Stringer translate city guides for non-English speakers. [Erica Pearson / Daily News]

Medical Marijuana: Savino urges Cuomo to follow Christie. [Deborah Young / SI Advance]

Redistricting: “Assemblyman Jack McEneny, task force co-chairman and an Albany Democrat, noted that there were many comments about who draws the lines, not how they are drawn.” [Jill Tereri / Democrat and Chronicle]

Third Party: Late paperwork may cost 4 GOP candidates Conservative line, in Dutchess County. [Larry Hertz / Poughkeepsie Journal]

Job Growth: Cuomo pools $1 billion to kickstart the effort. [Jon Campbell / Gannett]

Job Growth: “Elected officials will have a role, but are not expected to be voting members on the boards, sources said.” [Glenn Blain and Ken Lovett / Daily News]

Jobs: Any local hiring at Aqueduct. [Irving deJohn / Daily News]

NYS Budget: Loss of federal stimulus money offsets bump in additional revenue to state coffers. [Rick Karlin / Times Union]

NYS Budget: “But even if the roughly 120,000 members of the Civil Service Employees Association and the Public Employees Federation ratify those agreements before the end of the summer, the state will need to find an additional $302 million to match the enacted budget.” [Casey Seiler / Times Union]

Parking: Rep. Crowley, St. Senator Gianaris and Councilman Van Bramer urge easing of parking rules on Queens Blvd. [Sam Levin / Daily News]

Car Accident: “She said she was not inebriated” said publicist for former schools chancellor Cathie Black after car crash in the Hampton. [Selim Algar and Chuck Bennett / NY Post]

Environment: “When it comes to the environment, many remain uncertain about where Gov. Andrew Cuomo stands.” [Jeremy Smerd and Shane Kavanaugh / Crains]

Environment: “Mayor Bloomberg Donates $50 Million To Sierra Club.” [Elizbeth Shogren / NPR]

News Corp: Attorneys Mary Jo White and Michael Mukasey hired to defend the company. [Helen Kennedy / Daily News]

News Corp: Journo remembers when Murdoch changed the New York Post. [Joyce Purnick / Politico]

Same-Sex Marriage: Tony Award winner actress to sing at first same-sex marriage at Gracie Mansion. [Contact Music]