Morning Read: Rangel Avoids His Age; Long Scores The Post; Romney’s Off Shore Record

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Albany lawmakers agreed to a limited release of  teacher data.

State lawmakers are looking into resurrecting NYC OTB.

Is it enough to earn a pay raise?

Basil Smikle on Charlie Rangel’s generation of political leaders: “In many of their minds, black history stops with them.”

The New York Post  endorsed Wendy Long for the US Senate, and slammed George Maragos, calling him “a fellow guaranteed to embarrass himself and his party should he win Tuesday.”

Bob Turner: “Most businesspeople don’t like politics or politicians. In this climate, there is a new crop of Congress members with 40 or so people like me — businessmen of some type who have never been in politics before. We tend not to be as ideological as some.” [h/t Katie Honan]

Eliot Engel refused to reveal the details of a loan he received from a top backer to purchase a house. 

Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes charged four men with attempting to silence a victim of sexual abuse in the Orthodox Jewish community from coming forward.

Lawmakers passed a bill that would require plant operators to let the public know within four hours  if municipal sewage spills into the Hudson River or other bodies of water across the state.

Nearly $100,000 earmarked to rehabilitate the Flushing unisphere has gone missing. 

The Rent Guidelines Board voted to raise rents on one-year leases by 2 percent and on two-year leases by 4 percent in the city’s one million rent stabilized apartments.

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley wants NYCHA to open its books.

 Merger talks between two of New York City’s biggest hospital systems — NYU Langone Medical Center and Continuum Health Partners — broke down abruptly on Thursday after Continuum got a competing offer from Mt. Sinai Medical Center. Either merger will create one of the largest health care systems in the city.

Two Trees, the developers behind DUMBO, bought the Domino Sugar site.

Do you have a moment to end the harassment of people walking down the street trying to get you to sign their petition?

A Washington Post investigation revealed that while at Bain, Mitt Romney helped companies shift jobs overseas. 

President Obama will face NALEO today, and has his own challenges with the group. 

A new poll however shows that the president has a big lead over Romney among Hispanic voters in swing states. 

But Obama is set to get fewer white votes than any presidential candidate since Walter Mondale, which could come back to hurt him.

Romney is relying almost entirely on an economic argument.

Marco Rubio talked work-life balance. 

Morning Read: Rangel Avoids His Age; Long Scores The Post; Romney’s Off Shore Record