Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Budget, Cuomo’s Neighborhood

Mayor Bloomberg today presented a Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Executive Budget and an updated four-year financial plan. May 6, 2011 (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

Bin Laden: Hillary erased from some photos. [Tim Perone]

Budget NYC: Unlikely to get teacher seniority changes through Assembly, mayor moves ahead with plans for 4,100 layoffs. [Fernanda Santos and Sharon Otterman]

Budget NYC: Council eyes Bloomberg’s reserve fund. [David Seifman]

Audit NYC: Comptroller Liu probes why some co-op assessments rose 147 percent. [David Seifman]

NY26: Debate Thursday, at 9 a.m.; streaming live online. [Democrat and Chronicle]

NY26: Boehner to visit today. [Raymond Hernandez]

2012: Republican donors just waiting. [Jim Rutenberg and Jeff Zeleny]

2013: Has Bill Thompson waited too long? [Celeste Katz]

Train Security: Schumer proposes “no ride” list. [Lore Croghan]

Albany Ethics: Editors support Cuomo’s push for reforms. [NY Daily News]

Same-Sex Marriage: Lt. Gov delivering opening remarks at rally in Albany at 1 p.m.; 1,200 advocates expected.  [Poughkeepsie Journal]

Same-Sex Marriage: Newark judge suspended deportation of one couple; signal from Obama administration? [Julia Preston]

State Senate: Democrat Shirley Huntley reportedly under federal probe; unnamed Democrat rejects assertions from Bill Samuels, who alleges Cuomo didn’t help Democrats enough in 2000. [Fred Dicker]

Union Wages: Requiring them at construction sites that get public financing is gaining traction. Vito Lopez says bill he sponsors represents “moderation” of earlier position [Eliot Brown]

Executive Races: Erie County comptroller, Mark Poloncarz, says he’ll run for county exec. [Joseph Popiolkowski]

Property Tax Cap: Debate across the state. [Rick Karlin]

Cemetery Funds: Assemblyman Brennan wants to protect about $6 million unused funds in little-known account. [Carl Camanile]

Fake Birth Certificates: Buffalo City Hall employee admitted to FBI she faked documents. [Aaron Besecker and James Heaney]

Cuomo’s Neighborhood: Plays it low-key in Mt. Kisco; current girlfriend Sandra Lee and ex-wife Kerry Kennedy dined together. [Erica Orden and Jacob Gershman]

  Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Budget, Cuomo’s Neighborhood