Morning Read: Probably Park Slope and Brooklyn and the Upper West Side

Cathie Black’s state mandated deputy isn’t quite sure what his new job is all about.

Black convened a roundtable of Hearst Magazine employees with kids in public schools to hear their concerns: Granted, they’re probably Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights and the Upper West Side, but it’s a start.” 

Mayor Bloomberg proposed a series of election law changes designed to boost turnout.

“You and I say there was never any cash relationship – period,” Vincent Leibell told a local lawyer who he was shaking down for cash.

Gov. David A. Paterson announced pardons for six immigrants facing deportation because of old criminal convictions, including a financial administrator at the City University of New York.

The UFT is fighting the release of teacher evaluations.

Head of the city’s taxi union tells hacks: “Profile your passengers; it’s very important.” 

Local officials around the state are trying to raise property taxes.

The city budget gap could balloon to $4.4 billion next year if the state pulls some of its aid.

Ed Cox crows.

Azi Paybarah reads the tie leaves of Bloomberg’s sartorial choices.

One and only one race to watch for 2011: Putnam County Executive.

The Post would like legislators to kill the OTB.

The state Senate will try to come up with a rescue plan today.

Pfizer paid the city a $24 million penalty after it reneged on a deal that gave the company tax breaks to keep jobs in the city.



Morning Read: Probably Park Slope and Brooklyn and the Upper West Side