Gov. Andrew Cuomo tweeted about his 3rd State of the State address tomorrow.

In the speech, Cuomo will call for an expansion of the state’s burgeoning nanotechnology research sector.

Not surprisingly, Streetsblog wants to hear the governor talk transit.

The governor texted with an unsuspecting guy he found on eBay from whom he purchased a white, mint condition 1996 Ford Bronco for his daughter(s?), who recently got licensed to drive.

A Binghamton man who submitted a FOIL request for Broome County pistol permit data is out of luck. The information is kept on “thousands of handwritten index cards,” not a database.

The state District Attorneys Association released a gun control agenda that includes microstamping, a high-capacity magazine ban and closing the gun show loophole.

Racing & Wagering Board Chairman John Sabini is stepping down Friday. The former senator’s post would become obsolete once the gaming commission is formed Feb. 1.

Patti Solis Doyle, Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign manager, says ”hopefully” there will be a Clinton 2016 campaign.

Over 7,000 people have signed a White House petition urging the president to prevent Cuomo from confiscating firearms, and noting “we do NOT LIVE  IN NAZI GERMANY.”

Former Bronx BP Adolfo Carrion’s switch from Democrat to “blank” has made him the leading candidate for getting the endorsement of the Independence Party in the NYC mayor’s race.

Sen. Lee Zeldin keeps up the birthday fundraiser tradition, with an assist from “NYS Senator Dean Skelos.”

The NYS Business Council released its 2013 “Fix New York” legislative agenda.

Here’s a copy of GOP NYC mayoral candidate George McDonald’s lawsuit against the Campaign Finance Board.

The DCCC is reusing a fundraising ploy that worked well for President Obama, offering donors added entries into a  sweepstakes to win a free trip to inauguration as an inventive to give.

Pinny Ringel is back on NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio’s staff after his former boss, ex-Sen. David Storobin, lost his re-election bid.

The RWDSU issues early endorsements in six NYC Council races.

WAMC’s Alan Chartock is urging James Taylor to enter the race for US Secretary-in-waiting John Kerry’s US Senate seat.

Mayor Bloomberg made light of a NYT story that he’s trying to recruit candidates into the race to replace him, but also doesn’t really seem to think that’s funny.

The moderate Republican Mainstreet Partnership will remove the word “Republican” from its name and start welcoming center-right Democrats this year.

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb presented his seven new members with a pin featuring a bulldog.

Radio host Alex Jones: “If you don’t know that Bloomberg is total mafia, you’re on another planet.”

Congress is more popular than the Kardashians, meth labs and Lindsay Lohan, but less popular than head lice, cockroaches and Donald Trump.