Elsewhere: Most of My Colleagues Were Blogging

One more indignity for Charlie Rangel: he won’t even head a subcommittee.

The Senate Democrats laid off 130 staffers.

Tish James on her fellow Councilmembers’ reaction to the State of the City: “Most of my colleagues were blogging.”

A round-up of reaction to the Mayor’s speech.

Eric Schneiderman gave out bonuses too.

Mike Bloomberg will be weighing in on the content from time-to-time on Bloomberg LP’s new editorial page.

The State Senate approved a tax cut package that goes beyond what Andrew Cuomo proposed.

The Central Labor Council’s communications director, political director and a government-affairs strategist have resigned in recent weeks to protest president Jack Ahearn’s leadership.

The family of elderly woman who died during last month’s blizzard is suing the city for $75 million.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo may soon call for a less generous Tier VI pension plan for new public employees and a temporary freeze or suspension of the Triborough Amendment as a way to relieve cost burdens on state and local government.

The Senate Dems are deep deep in the red.

Paul Tonko takes to the Huff Po to defend the health care law.

Dean Skelos said it wouldn’t be the Senate G.O.P that causes a shut-down of state government.

Elsewhere: Most of My Colleagues Were Blogging