The Morning Read: Tuesday, February 27, 2007

If the governor and legislative leaders don’t agree on a revenue forecast by Thursday, the new state comptroller – who was elected by the legislature – will decide the amount.

Hillary Clinton disclosed more information about the family charity she and her husband have run since 2001.

Hillary will be about 300 feet away from Barack Obama when they deliver speeches in Alabama on Sunday.

On a campaign flyer, Rudy Giuliani misstated the official death toll at the World Trade Center.

Eliot Spitzer will announce a new review process for groups bidding on the state’s horse racing franchise.

Democrats in the state Senate almost boycotted the session yesterday because of a seating dispute.

Councilman-elect Mathieu Eugene said he’s been living in the district for about a month, thereby meeting residency requirements to hold office.

“It will be very obvious very quickly if [Blair] Horner is allowed to operate as freely as he and [Andrew] Cuomo say he will be,” says the editorial board of the Times Herald-Record.

And the Post editorial board thinks Spitzer “has it right” on health care spending.

— Azi Paybarah

The Morning Read: Tuesday, February 27, 2007