Here And Now
Former Sen. Hiram Monserrate is not marrying Karla Giraldo after all and is looking for love; he hit on a Post reporter trying to interview him.
Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice’s liberal credentials are under fire, with critics accusing her of flip-flopping on Rockefeller Drug Law reform.
The 2009 reforms are not being uniformly applied.
Rudy Giuliani, take IV? (Probably not for president, though he’ll appear in New Hampshire next month for the first time since 2008).
AG Andrew Cuomo reportedly supports the Senate bill that would lift the charter school cap from 200 to 460.
Mayor Bloomberg argues that more charter schools will make the city’s public schools better.
Cuomo, the presumptive Democratic gubernatorial nominee, will soon weigh in on the budget battle.
…That comes as criticism grows over the AG’s continued silence on critical issues facing the state.
Cuomo will select a running mate before next week’s convention, and the pick will not be “political,” a source said.
Gov. David Paterson is mulling state worker layoffs after learning a pledge he signed last year promising not to axe jobs isn’t legally binding.
Would-be GOP state comptroller Harry Wilson drew some canine support at his campaign kick-off in Johnstown this weekend.
The NYC clerk’s office will soon start offering marriage-like ceremonies for same-sex couples filing for domestic partnerships.
GOP Staten Island DA Dan Donovan pledged to make fighting public corruption the focus of his AG campaign.
The DA has Bloomberg’s support.
Donovan’s potential primary foe, Onondaga County Comptroller Bob Antonacci, would be cool with an LG nod, too.
Three primaries tomorrow in Kentucky, Arkansas and Pennsylvania will offer insight on just how mad voters are with incumbents this year.
Also tomorrow: School budget votes across New York.
The Times cheers Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman’s push for better legal representation for low-income defendants.
The Senate passed an anti-bullying measure of which Bloomberg is an opponent.
Rep. Charlie Rangel has four Democratic primary opponents: Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV, Vince Morgan, Jonathan Tasini and Joyce Johnson, who quietly entered the race last month.
Businessman Randy Altschuler, the conservatives’ preferred congressional contender in NY-1, is under fire for his past enrollment in the Green Party.
Assemblyman Tim Gordon takes Paterson to task.
On the eve of the start of his federal prison sentence, former NYPD Commissioner Bernie Kerik compared himself to Rocky Balboa.
Paterson’s bill that would have provided a $17 million loan for NYRA didn’t go anywhere.
US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivered the commencement speech at St. Lawrence University this weekend.
9/11 family members are not fans of US Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan.
Fans of Thacher Park suggest alternatives to its closure.
Sen. Chuck Schumer will take on FEMA’s new flood maps in Onondaga County today.
LIRR service cuts start today.
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