Morning Read: Maps Deadlocked; Gillibrand Challengers Gear Up; ‘Numbers Lie’

The Assembly and the Senate remain deadlocked on a new set of legislative maps, while Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to threaten to veto.

Assembly Democrats praise Comptroller Tom DiNapoli for taking the flak for them from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on pension reforms.

The GOP challengers to Kirsten Gillibrand have been picking up the pace of their campaigning.

Carwash workers are preparing to organize.

The head of the Chicago police department pledged that they would never engage in NYPD-like spying on Muslims.

A Muslim writer says her fellow Muslims should welcome the NYPD’s spying.

Andrew Cuomo will meet with labor leaders to discuss pension reform.

The Landmarks Preservation Commission is turning its attention towards commercial buildings.

Bill Keller calls for bridge tolls to cut down on congestion. 

Cuts are looming to childcare and after-school programs.

College students will be protesting at the Capitol today over rising tuition costs and cuts in academic services.

The Times urges Cuomo to veto the redistricting maps.

More on the Carl Heastie/Keith Wright feud over Charlie Rangel’s district.

Michael Gormley notes that nearly everyone engaged in this squabble pledged to avoid it during the 2010 elections.

Michael Winerip, on the teacher data scores: “Numbers lie.”

A generation change in the leadership of Central Brooklyn.

Alternet takes a look at the Fresh Direct controversy.

A museum of squatter history will open in a former squat in the East Village.

What happens when medical institutions are taken over by religious instituions?

The long primary is dragging down support for the G.O.P., a new poll finds.

Rush Limbaugh’s critics were cheered by his apology to Sandra Fluke, and want to keep up the pressure for businesses to boycott him.

Senate Democrats may take up the fight on the Bush tax cuts before the November elections.