Morning Read: Cheering the City Budget, Lunching at the Grill Room

Republican Representative Pete King turned down an offer from the White House to become the ambassador to Ireland. (It’s also one of the few jobs that seems to interest Kevin Sheekey.)
The city’s new budget deal will shrink its workforce by about 2,000 jobs, but save a voucher program.
The Daily News says only about 1,000 jobs will be cut.
The budget saves 100 animals from being shipped out of zoos. But, only half the education cuts were restored.
Ken Mitchell said money for the Staten Island borough president’s office was also restored.

Morning Read: Cheering the City Budget, Lunching at the Grill Room