Cuomo signs the nation’s first assault-weapons ban since the Newtown shooting

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Briefing: Cuomo. (Cuomo's office via flickr)
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2013

Anthony Weiner bought AnthonyWeiner2013.com. [Chris Bragg]

Christine Quinn and Bill Thompson are not as outspoken as Bill de Blasio and John Liu when it comes to the bus driver strike. [Andrew Hawkins]

City Hall / City Council

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Get ready for that school bus driver strike. [CBS]

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city isn't negotiating with the bus drivers because now, "They work for private companies." [Lisa Fleisher]

Albany

Governor Andrew Cuomo's first nominee to the state court of appeals is Jenny Rivera, who worked for him in the attorney general's office. [Nick Reisman]

The New York Law Journal reports on the pick. [Joel Stashenko]

Why is the Assembly debating Cuomo's gun bill for four hours after it already passed the more closely divided State Senate? [Nick Reisman]

Critics are complaining the legislation was unfairly rushed. [AP]

CNN's legal analyst called changes in the bill "cosmetic." [David Ariosto]

The bill has a "Journal News" clause. [Dylan Byers]

A libertarian think tank says Cuomo's legislation could make New York less safe. [Trevor Burrus]

A straightforward write-up of Cuomo's gun bill, from a gun trade publication. [The Gun Shots]

Cuomo wants Congress to pass the Hurricane Sandy relief bill "today." [Casey Seiler]