Mayor Michael Bloomberg lived up to his promise to support Senator Pat Toomey on gun control. [Reid Pillifant]
New York City Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan said the city's bike-share program will launch on May 27 for members and on June 2 for everyone else. [Dana Rubinstein]
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand attended a "high level" White House meeting to discuss sexual assaults in the military. [Reid Pillifant]
Col Allan's memo seeking buy-outs from Post staffers, to avoid layoffs. [Joe Pompeo]
Amid what feels like a sudden overload of information about rotten dealing in Albany, there's one notable information shortage.
The N.R.A. responds to Mayor Michael Bloomberg's TV ad in New Hampshire with one of their own. [Reid Pillifant]
The legislators on the Shirley Huntley recordings. [Azi Paybarah]
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn strongly suggested embattled Councilman Dan Halloran resign immediately, rather than simply not seek re-election. [Azi Paybarah]
How New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman got mentioned in the Shirley Huntley memo. [Reid Pillifant]
Among the Daily News staff let go today includes Joanna Molloy, columnist Albor Ruiz, reporters Christina Boyle and Robert Gearty, and editorial writers StephenMcFarland and Alexander Nazaryan. [Joe Pompeo]
The problems began immediately with a Republican-held hearing in the State Senate on the prospect, proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, of adopting New York City's system of public campaign financing for state elections.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg dismissed Senator Harry Reid's concerns about his targeting of pro-gun Democrats. [Dana Rubinstein]
Bloomberg said current statistics prove that aggressive stop-and-frisk is working. [Dana Rubinstein]
Christine Quinn recites her liberal credentials. [Reid Pillifant]
Bill Thompson's latest supporter dissed Adolfo Carrion Jr. and John Catsimatidis, and appeared to take digs at Christine Quinn and Anthony Weiner too. [Azi Paybarah]
New figures from the New York Police Department show that the number of stop-and-frisks conducted in the first three months of 2013 is down compared to the number conducted over the same period last year. The new numbers also show that overall crime is down.
At an N.R.A. gathering, Glenn Beck makes a Nazi joke about Bloombeg. [Reid Pillifant]
Governor Andrew Cuomo said the arrest of State Senator John Sampson gives "more of an urgency" for reform. [Reid Pillifant]
New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman concurs. [Reid Pillifant]
It took a federal jury yesterday only seven hours of deliberation before convicting two associates of New York City Comptroller John Liu forattempting to defraud the New York City matching funds program by using "straw donors" to circumvent donation limits.(1)
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said New York doesn't need more police officers. [Dana Rubinstein]
Rep. Jose Serrano, and his son, State Senator Jose Serrano Jr., endorsed Bill Thompson for mayor, citing his positivity and record. [Dana Rubinstein]
A conservative magazine lumped Senatr Schumer in with Senator Marco Rubio, and not in a good way. [Redi Pillifant]
New York Democrats advertise the fact that Republicans here are having a fund-raiser with Ted Cruz. [Reid Pillifant]
In an interview on ABC's Nightline last night, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly elaborated on a point Mayor Michael Bloomberg made in a speech this week, about the racial breakdown of stop-and-frisks conducted by city police officers.(1)
Yesterday, in a spirited denunciation of the liberal media's focus on the excesses of the New York Police Department, Mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed to the scant attention paid by the New York Times to the fatal shooting of a Bronx teenager named Alphonza Bryant.
Ted Cruz is coming to New York. [Reid Pillifant]
Bloomberg accused the Times of racial bias in their coverage of public safety, which the paper called "absurd." [Azi Paybarah]
There's still no firm date for when News Corp. will break up. [Joe Pompeo]
Headline: "Is Anthony Weiner past the punchline phase yet?" [Josh Benson]
There was a time when Andrew Cuomo felt "so comfortable on [Fred Dicker's radio] show that he sounds like he thinks he's still whispering off the record to his trusted confidant."(2)