Morning Read: Bloomberg On Immigration Tour; Weiner’s New Digs; No Palin At RNC

The Collins/Hochul race quickly became about Paul Ryan. 

There are  a slew of gun control bills awaiting Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Mayor Mike Bloomberg will travel to the home cities of both of the presidential candidates to talk up immigration reform alongside William Daley and Rupert Murdoch.

Half of the New York state senate is running for re-election unopposed. 

The legislature’s ethics commission told state pols they can’t attend the U.S. Open on the USTA’s dime after Tony Avella questioned the practice. Now city pols are awaiting their decision. 

Mike Bloomberg is pushing Shelly Silver to allow the new casino to be located in Willets Point. 

Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin moved into the posh Park Avenue home of a big Democratic donor.

Larry Warden, Larry Seabrook’s predecessor in the City Council, is running for his old seat. 

Naomi Rivera’s opponent wants to know why she put her boyfriend on her office payroll.

Christine Quinn is working on a bill to reduce Health Dept. fines for restaurants. 

Touring One World Trade has become the thing to do if you know the right people.  

Yoga studios are accusing the city and state government of overreach. 

Major League Soccer is close to signing a deal to building a stadium Flushing Meadow Park.

New York solitary’s confinement are considered some of the harshest in the nation.  

Police officials and Mayor Mike Bloomberg defended the shooting of a knife-wielding man in Times Square.

A “riot” erupted on the streets of Williamsburg yesterday after the Dominican Day parade.

The city’s homeless shelters have become safe harbor for a growing number of convicted sex offenders.

Paul Ryan is making his first solo campaign swing through Iowa. 

Ex Bush adviser Karen Hughes said that the message of the Ryan pick is “We can fix this.”

David Axelrod meanwhile compared the pick to John McCain’s choice of Sarah Palin. 

Palin herself will not speak at the RNC.

Eric Fehrnstrom: “I don’t think a world champion limbo dancer could get any lower than the Obama campaign right now.”

The Times takes a long look at Ryan’s background. 

Like Romney, Ryan will release only two years of tax returns. 

Democrats have already begun pounding Ryan on his budget plan.  Morning Read: Bloomberg On Immigration Tour; Weiner’s New Digs; No Palin At RNC