Governor Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule, but he has been busy this week so don’t be surprised if he makes an appearance.

Now to the headlines.

News that lobbyist Richard Lipsky is cooperating with federal prosecutors has some lawmakers on edge, and others predicting more indictments.

Sen. Tim Kennedy looks like he will eke out his primary victory over Betty Jean Grant now that absentee ballot counting has begun.

Even though a federal judge threw out Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s lawsuit against the Delaware River Basin Comission, the AG says he is happy because the judge left open the possibility of future legal action.

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver reminded staffers of the internet policy after one aide was exposed for prentending to be a woman and writing messages defending Silver’s handling of sexual harassment cases.

State GOP leaders are doing whatever they can to raise money off the scandal.

City and State chats with former Assemblyman Ed Sullivan about the failed 2000 coup attempt against Speaker Silver, and says “lots o luck” to whoever tries it again.

The state DMV is conducting a “lifetime look back” to identify chronic drunk drivers and deny them licenses.

Newsday’s editorial board calls the federal approval of the Tappan Zee bridge a milestone.

Bronx prosecutors have quietly stopped charging people arrested for trespassing on public housing projects through stop and frisk procedures, unless they interview the arressting officer and the officer convinces them to proceed.

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch says he mistakenly joined the state Independence Party line back in 2010.

The New York City Board Of Elections has voted to make the font bigger on the ballots.

The Daily News calls Rep. Grimm a “legend in his own mind.”

Both Rep. Slaughter and Maggie Brooks are courting the high tech sector in Rochester.

Queens Congressional candidate Grace Meng can’t get out of the shadow of her father’s legal troubles.

NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has invested state pension money in an Ithaca-based print maker.

The Rockland County Conservative party is coming under fire for holding its convention on Yom Kippur.

Politico has some suggested questions for the first presidential debate next week.