Morning Read: Code Blue

Andrew Cuomo will slash aid to New York City by $1 billion.

An odd coalition against Andrew Cuomo’s property tax cap proposal: homeowners, low tax advocacy groups, educators.

Ed Koch holds the new political ring to kiss.

Facing budget cuts a Queens library has stopped purchasing books.

ACORN has been rebranded as New York Communities for Change

Republican State Senators are pushing back on nonpartisan redistricting.

The M.T.A. is poised to slash service on 40 bus routes.

Brian Kolb on Andrew Cuomo’s pledge to strengthen ethics reform: “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”

Last night and tonight were a Code Blue for the city’s Department of Homeless Services.

Chuck Schumer says that if Republicans want to repeal health care, they will have to vote piece by piece on its more popular provisions.

Schumer also said that Obama’s GE speech upstate was a preview of the State of the Union.

Dan Garodnick wants New Yorkers to have advance warning about street fairs.

 

Morning Read: Code Blue