Weekend in Review: Weiner’s Endorsement, a Paterson Revival

George Tiller, the Kansas abortion doctor, was shot to death at his church.
There’s not much of a budget battle between the city and Albany this year because “there’s no money to fight over.”
Anthony Weiner is endorsing Bill Thompson today.
This Times piece on government consolidation does not give Andrew Cuomo much credit for the New York legislation.
This D&C editorial praises the plan and attributes the whole thing to Cuomo.
Relatedly, David Paterson is opposing Tom DiNapoli’s plan to have local governments contribute to the devastated state pension fund, but does not appear to have an alternative.
Paterson’s return to championing fiscal austerity is not gaining much traction with voters or legislators, writes the D&C, but the A.

Weekend in Review: Weiner’s Endorsement, a Paterson Revival