The seven-round limit on magazines was Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s idea of a compromise, according to one GOP senator. Cuomo originally wanted the number dropped to five.

Mayor Bloomberg, among the country’s most outspoken gun control advocates, called concerns that the SAFE Act was rushed into law “legitimate.”

“I guess I might have tried to take a few more days, but  I certainly shouldn’t second-guess the governor,” Bloomberg said.

The mayor also predicted there will be no such thing as privacy in five years.

The tentative budget would amend the Vehicle and Traffic Law to allow the DMV to open on Saturdays as a convenience for New Yorkers.

Remembering when the “Tonight” show was synonymous with New York City.

Senate Finance Chairman John DeFrancisco says the “Tonight” show is worthy of tax breaks.

NYC GOP mayoral contender John Catsimatidis thinks a “robot” will eventually end the stop-and-frisk debate.

Bob McCarthy thinks “vulnerable” is too strong a word to use when discussing Cuomo 2014, but sliding poll numbers have sparked a “glimmer” in GOP leaders’ eyes.

The terms of New York and Erie County’s lease with the Buffalo Bills provides the state with 16 tickets to each home game at Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Common Cause/NY surveyed the 51 NYC Council members on paid sick leave.

EJ McMahon thinks state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli “caved” on pension smoothing, though he’s pleased DiNapoli rejected the governor’s proposal.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid still has faith in Sen. Chuck Schumer when it comes to gun control negotiations.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus thinks former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee could be “a model for a lot of people” in the GOP.

Yikes.

And yikes again.

Take that, Punxsutawney Phil.