Next, Bryant will auction off autographed Appropriations bills that say: “I’m sorry I lobbied myself.”

Statehouse sources say that Senate President Richard Codey’s decision to give Wayne Bryant’s Budget and Appropriations Committee chairmanship to Majority Leader Bernard Kenny reflects Bryant’s fear that he might have trouble getting it back someday if the post went to Paul Sarlo or Barbara Buono. Majority Leaders traditionally do not chair major committees.

Next, Bryant will auction off autographed Appropriations bills that say: “I’m sorry I lobbied myself.”