Morning Read: Preparing and Speculating

Mayor Bloomberg is calling on Governor Cuomo to end the last in, first out policy as he braces for teacher layoffs that are looking inevitable.

Cuomo surprised Assembly Democrats by submitting a property tax cap to the state Senate late Friday, which will allow it come up for a vote this afternoon.

Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos says the cap will pass today.

Cuomo is getting some support from other Republicans as well.

Debate over state Senate seating chart and office space raised questions of racism.

Democrats in the State Assembly focus on rent overhaul.

Shifty campaign reports say former state Senator Antoine Thompson had a lot of money left.

New York state ranked seventh in nation for job creation in 2010.

Senate Republicans plan to challenge the new law counting inmates in their home districts.

Hoop Dreams, Bon Jovi and muscle cars are a few of Cuomo’s favorite things.

New Yorkers show their Democrats some love in the approval ratings.

New Jersey GOP suggests cuts in funding for day care in poor districts.

Brooklyn state Senator Eric Adams wants parents to pat their kid’s rooms down.

Senator Charles Schumer wants a ban on drug-infused bath salts.

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani will be the keynote speaker at a GOP event in New Hampshire in March.

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm is working hard to keep up with the “relentless” media schedule.




Morning Read: Preparing and Speculating