Gov. Cuomo is in Albany this Monday with no public schedule.

UPDATE: Cuomo will be a guest on “Live from the State Capitol with Fred Dicker” at 10:40 a.m. The show can be heard streaming live at

State Comptroller DiNapoli is in Niagara Falls to release an audit of that cities finances at 10am.

Retiring Rep. Maurice Hinchey is on a goodbye tour of sorts today, making stops in cities throughout his district including Ithaca, Binghamton, and Owego.

Civil rights attorney, educator, radio host, small business owner and community activist, Yetta Kurland is making an announcement (likely another NYC Council run) on the steps of City Hall, Lower Manhattan, at 1 p.m.

The Assembly will hold a public hearing to examine the effectiveness of the Safe Harbour for Exploited Youth Act as well as the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act programs funded in the SFY 2012-13 Budget, 250 Broadway, Room 1923, 19th Floor, Manhattan, 10 a.m.

The Left Labor Project is holding a forum entitled “After the election, where do we go from here?” featuring Prof. Angela Davis and Harry Belafonte at 6 p.m., 1199-SEIU Auditorium on 310 West 43rd St., Manhattan.

Now for the headlines…

Tom Precious artfully compares the New York State Senate’s alternating President Pro Tem situation to the Romans in 59 B.C. when Caeser and Bibulus were co-leaders. It didn’t go so well back then.

Fred Dicker writes that many prominent black leaders are quietly offering support to Cuomo as accusations are flung at him by black and Latino leaders for not doing enough to help Democrats take control of the state Senate.

Thirty-eight poll workers in Ulster County have had their ballots challenged in the ongoing fight for the 46th Senate District.

Nearly $4 million was spent, mostly by Republicans, in the re-match for control of the Senate this fall.

Mike Lupica thinks the NYC Mayor’s race is “already something you can sell tickets for” so former Rep. Anthony Weiner should consider running.

State Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long wants MTA Chairman Joe Lhota to throw his hat in the ring.

Mayor Bloomberg is thinking of buying The Financial Times Group.

The list of potential NYS Court of Appeals judges is on Cuomo’s desk and he will pick two new members in the coming weeks.

The New York Times says the NYC Housing Authority was “woefully unprepared” when it comes to helping its 77 thousand tenants after super storm Sandy.

Many New Yorkers are looking to move uptown after the flooding and power outages below 23rd Street during Sandy.

Sen. Chuck Schumer slammed the federal government for being too slow in the distribution of 9/11 victim funds.

President Obama and John Boehner held their first one on one meeting to discuss the fiscal cliff.

Tax experts say no matter what happens in the negotiations, New Yorkers are going to have to make some financial sacrifices.

NY Gas Industry thinks it won’t be until late 2013 before they start high volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

The Times Union’s Jay Jochnowitz suggests that either the state law on boat inspections or the state system, or both, need fixing after the court of appeals ruled that victims of the Ethan Allen tragedy can’t sue the state government for liability.

Many poor school districts in New York are still struggling to meet state standards.

The State Teacher’s Retirement System says pension costs will be increasing from this year’s 11.84 percent to about 15.5 or 16.5 percent in 2013-2014, another blow to many cash strapped schools.

A stomach virus caused Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to delay by one day her trip to Morocco for a meeting on the future of Syria’s opposition.