Morning Read: Money for Bribes But Not Wages; Liu’s Travel Companion; Bloomberg Eyes the Exits

Andrew Cuomo is considering an overhaul of the tax code which would include a new bracket for upper-income earners, a move that would appeal to his liberal allies but anger many of his supporters in the business community.

William Boyland has a hit “a new low” in the history of corrupt politicians, the Times writes, soliciting bribes to pay for his lawyers defending him from separate bribery charges.

“The extent of the charged corruption is staggering,” said US Attorney Loretta Lynch.

And it get worse–Boyland claimed per diem expenses in Albany on the days he was in Brooklyn soliciting the bribes. Read More