The Silver Countdown

In order to qualify for $500 million in federal funding, state lawmakers would have to approve of Michael Bloomberg’s congestion pricing plan by July 16.

And to do that, they'd have to, you know, meet.

A spokesman for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, the highest profile holdout on the plan, said it hasn‘t been decided whether his house will be called back in by then.

“As of today, no date has been seen to come back to Albany,” spokesman Dan Weiler told me earlier. Another person who is obligated to be there whenever legislators are in session told me he’s not sure where he’ll be that day. The Silver Countdown