Morning Read: Weiner Blames Bloomberg for Bad Press, Council Debates Sales Tax

Sheldon Silver said he supports mayoral control, but that there needs to be “more involvement” from parents and “more transparency.”
Danny O’Donnell tries everything to get colleagues to vote yes on same-sex marriage. Assemblyman Greg Ball, who is set to run for Congress, said he’ll vote no.
Raising the sales tax in the city could cost 1,200 jobs, said City Council members.
Bloomberg’s budget director said it’s not possible to quantify how many jobs may be lost by raising the sales tax. Jimmy Oddo said Bloomberg’s campaign knows how to quantify jobs saved, so this calculation shouldn’t be too hard.

Morning Read: Weiner Blames Bloomberg for Bad Press, Council Debates Sales Tax