Morning Read: Occupy Wall Street Targets Cuomo; Quinn’s Balancing Act; Where Is Ray Kelly?

Andrew Cuomo received a Huffington Post “Changer of the Year” award–presented by his father, Mario–but the reception was marred by a raucous Occupy Wall Street protest outside.

Author Naomi Wolf was arrested at the protests.

Christine Quinn echoed Mayor Bloomberg’s comments on the Occupy Wall Street protests, telling ABNY breakfasters that the city needed to not be anti-Wall Street but to recognize that the anger expressed was real, and to balance first amendment rights with the rights of the neighbors.

The protests have been a boon to private security firms.

The Haggerty Trial raises the question of how Bloomberg went about extending term limits, Adam Lisberg writes.

The Cuomo administration reversed course and revoked the layoffs of three mental health professionals charged with keeping sex predators off the streets.

The developer beyond Park51 is contemplating adding condominiums, a hotel and an office tower on the site.

The NYCLU says that state police forces are Taser-happy.

The group also sued the NYPD to get Ray Kelly to release his public schedule.

State estimates show the Department of Environmental Conservation will need to come up with an average of $20 million each of the next five years to regulate the natural gas industry if hydraulic fracturing is allowed in New York, Jon Campbell reports.

At last! Hipster Cop unmasked!

How many trees are too many trees?

Bill Samuels is on board with Hakeem Jeffries.

The State Board of Regents voted to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act.

Herman Cain leads Mitt Romney in South Carolina. Morning Read: Occupy Wall Street Targets Cuomo; Quinn’s Balancing Act; Where Is Ray Kelly?