Roundup: Cuomo Speaks; Evaluations Released; Redistricting Wrangle

markowitz black history month Roundup: Cuomo Speaks; Evaluations Released; Redistricting Wrangle

Marty Markowitz celebrates Black History Month at Brooklyn Borough Hall

Governor Cuomo gave an atypical national interview to the Huffington Post.

He asked for more Twitter followers.

The city released teacher evaluation scores.

You can download the reports here.

Lew Fidler and David Storobin debated debates.

Jack McEneny said no deal has been reached yet for Congressional redistricting.

Dan Squadron doesn’t buy Cuomo’s redistricting argument.

Good government groups continue to split over redistricting.

Bob Abrams called on Cuomo to veto the map.

Lots of elected officials urged Cuomo to consider a new Latino-Congressional district.

Adolfo Carrion’s remarks on retail workers upset the RWDSU’s Stuart Appelbaum.

Eric Schneiderman declined to investigate the NYPD over their surveillance efforts.

Rocks were thrown at Eliot Engel and Jerry Nadler while visiting Israel.

Anti-hydrofracking groups scored another win.

Wendy Long is ramping up her campaign efforts.

Mayor Bloomberg continued to defend fingerprinting food stamp recipients.

The Los Angeles Times is following the NYT and getting a paywall.

On the presidential campaign:

A look behind Mitt Romney’s opposition research.

A look at the candidates’ cars.

The momentum favors Romney in Michigan.

He took the lead in Nate Silver’s projections.

Steve Kornacki analyzes the race for Vice President.

Newt Gingrich is cool with referendums on gay marriage.