Elsewhere: Skelos In, Stone Out

Senate Republicans promise reform, while Sheldon Silver promises to help the Democrats (though not necessarily Malcolm Smith).
New majority leader Dean Skelos said he hasn’t discussed with new president pro tempore Pedro Espada whether they’ll bring same-sex-marriage legislation to a vote. Which is hard to believe.
Bonnie Erbe wonders if Bloomberg is reaching out to female voters because of the lawsuit against his company filed by pregnant employees.
Bloomberg does not agree with Dov Hikind about a memorial in Brooklyn.
One headline from Bloomberg’s private meeting with Oprah, Bill Gates and others: “

Elsewhere: Skelos In, Stone Out