Elsewhere: Employing an Espada, DiNapoli Calculates a Shortfall

Jonah Goldberg shoots a hole through Michael Bloomberg’s argument for health care reform.

Carolyn McCarthy may have to pin her hopes on Jon Cooper or Jonathan Tasini.

Pedro Espada’s son got a newly created, six-figure job with the State Senate.

The Public Integrity Commission put out its newsletter.

Ray Melleady is leaving CDTA.

A Bloomberg critic trashes Barack Obama’s top education official.

Tom DiNapoli says New York is $80 billion short in funding its local infrastructure needs.

Simcha Felder wrote about getting rid of cigarette butts.

Labor is not unified in the city comptroller race.

The Hotel and Motel Trades Council is staying away from a race in Lower Manhattan.

Rev. Billy is still blogging.

And here’s video of protesters interacting with Representative Scott Murphy at a health care town hall.

Elsewhere: Employing an Espada, DiNapoli Calculates a Shortfall