Elsewhere: Deal Near On Student Metrocards; Lazio and Madoff?

The MTA and the Legislature are near a deal to save student Metrocards.

St. Vincent’s has a lot of bids on one of its properties.

The Citizens Budget Commission’s Elizabeth Lynam looks at the shortsighted idea (under consideration) of borrowing from the pension fund to pay the pension fund.

Jay Jacobs sees a link between Rick Lazio and Bernie Madoff.

Wayne Barrett examines the relationship between Steve Pigeon and Kathleen Rice.

There’s apparently a three-way deal to overhaul state economic development, replacing Empire Zones with Paterson’s “Excelsior Jobs” program.

Mayor Bloomberg defended President Obama over the oil spill.

John Sampson was apparently late for a meeting with the governor because of a fund-raiser he had at Yankee Stadium.

The Senate and Assembly are at odds over a “complete streets” bill.

The Rockefeller Center looks at just how weak a New York governor is during fiscal emergencies.

Elsewhere: Deal Near On Student Metrocards; Lazio and Madoff?