Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule.

The Legislature is not in session

President Donald Trump this morning delivers remarks at the Prison Reform Summit, and then meets with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

At 10 a.m., state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli releases an economic snapshot of Queens, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Queens.

Also at 10 a.m., NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will appear live on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show, and take calls from listeners.

Also at 10 a.m., the state Department of Labor holds a public hearing on the possible elimination of the tipped hourly minimum wage, Hearing Room B, LOB, Albany.

At 10:30 a.m., LG Kathy Hochul makes an announcement, The High School for Math, Science and Engineering, City College of New York, Baskerville Hall, 240 Convent Ave., Manhattan.

At 11 a.m., District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido and library advocates urge the New York City Council and mayor to invest in libraries, City Hall steps, Manhattan.

Also at 11 a.m., NYC Councilman Jumaane Williams, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, Assemblyman Nick Perry, state Sen. Kevin Parker and other elected officials announce the Little Haiti Business and Cultural District, intersection of Nostrand and Newkirk avenues, Brooklyn.

At 11:06 a.m., Hochul is a Guest on WCNY’s the Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter.

At noon, de Blasio will make an announcement about road repaving, NYC DOT Street Maintenance, Dubois Yard, 5 Dubois Ave., Staten Island.

At 2 p.m., NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray will kick off #ThriveTogether: A Weekend for Mental Health which is being participated in by over 2,000 faith and community groups across all fifty states, Yankasa Masjid Mosque, 1707 Townsend Ave., the Bronx.

At 2:30 p.m., Rep. Nydia Velazquez, Assemblywoman Maritza Davila, state Sen. Martin Malavé Dilan, NYC Councilman Antonio Reynoso rally for gun violence awareness, Bushwick Houses Community Center, 50 Humboldt St., Brooklyn.

At 6:30 p.m., de Blasio and McCray will attend the Seneca Strategies launch party, and the mayor will deliver remarks, The Armory, 67 4th Ave., Brooklyn.

At 7 p.m., state Sen. Jeff Klein announces $170,000 for a new Stand Up to Violence Program at the New York City Housing Authority’s Throggs Neck Houses, 550 Balcom Ave., Bronx.

At 7:30 p.m. NYC Public Advocate and state AG candidate Tish James receives the “Public Servant of the Year Award” at the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) 34th Anniversary Awards Gala, Pier Sixty, 60 Chelsea Piers, Manhattan.


The Trump administration will announce an abortion policy policy, based on the global “gag rule” introduced by former President Ronald Reagan, that threatens to cut off federal funding for family-planning clinics like Planned Parenthood.

Trump will time from his schedule to prepare for an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, according to his lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

Giuliani said he “would be surprised” if the president knew at the time of the controversial June 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign officials and Russians.

Trump defended his use of the word “animals” to describe dangerous criminals trying to cross into the United States illegally, saying that he had been referring to members of the brutal transnational gang MS-13 when he used language critics called inappropriate.

Trump is expected to return to Long Island next Wednesday for a forum on the MS-13 gang, Rep. Peter King said.

The White House has jumped in on the “Yanny vs. Laurel” audio debate and it turns out Trump doesn’t hear either of the names that have split the nation. “I hear covfefe,” the president joked in a video posted to Twitter.

A New York court said that former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos can proceed with her defamation lawsuit against Trump, at least for now.

With NYC Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James snubbing its nominating convention tomorrow, the minor Working Families Party is frantically trying to figure out who to back for attorney general, and will likely either back Fordham Law Prof. Zephyr Teachout or a palceholder.

Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was purged from the voter rolls effective Jan. 31, 2006 and never bother re-registering – even after he was fired by Trump, which Republican consultant O’Brien Murray called the “height of hypocrisy.”

The NY Post: “Preet Bharara’s image as a tough prosecutor and critic of President Trump has put him at the top of the list of possible candidates for New York attorney general among the Resistance. Yet his beef with Trump should disqualify him from consideration.”

Staten Island Councilman Joe Borelli is being considered “very seriously” to run with presumptive Republican candidate for governor Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro on the GOP ticket, the chairman of the Conservative Party confirmed.

Republican Bob Antonacci, the Onondaga County comptroller, moved a step closer to locking up the Conservative Party ballot line in the race for the New York State Senate seat left open by the retirement of John DeFrancisco.

The U.S. Commerce Department should drop plans to move forward with a tariff on Canadian paper imports because it would place an “unfair and unwise burden” on the struggling newspaper industry, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said.

The Midtown lawyer caught yelling racist comments at Spanish-speaking restaurant workers in a viral video was treated like a pariah by fellow attorneys at a Queens court, lawyers there told The NY Post. (Apparently, he’s done this before).

New York’s U.S. senators are backing two different fixes for how Capitol Hill deals with sexual harassment and discrimination.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie began his third statewide tour with a visit to miSci in Schenectady yesterday.

Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos got a split result in his bid to subpoena damaging information about two key witnesses against him in his upcoming retrial on corruption charges in Manhattan federal court.

Former Queens Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. was slapped with more than $21,000 in fines by the NYC Campaign Finance Board for numerous violations during his failed 2013 bid to become borough president.

Facing strong criticism from black leaders, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon said she would no longer refer to “reparations” in her push to legalize marijuana.

Acting New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have announced the state intends to file a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over its marketing of opioid pain medication.

Cuomo announced the state will require insurers to cover maternal depression screenings. In addition, the Department of Health and the Office of Mental Health will create a new public awareness campaign to help women and their loved ones spot the signs of maternal depression and learn about ways to seek help.

The company controlled by the family of the White House adviser Jared Kushner is close to receiving a bailout of its troubled flagship building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan by a company with financial ties to the government of Qatar, according to executives briefed on the deal.

Officials from Manhattan and Brooklyn want to see what life will be like during the L train shutdown — way before the tunnel closes for repairs.

MTA officials said they would allow ads for a sex toy company to appear in the subway one day after the images were deemed too racy for city straphangers.

De Blasio administration lawyers went to court to ask a judge to toss a jury verdict that awarded $2.2 million to the family of a mentally unstable man who was shot to death by cops after his mother called for an ­ambulance.

Well-off schools in a starkly segregated Manhattan district should consider spreading their wealth, an advisory-board member says.

Despite some opposition to one NYC district’s middle-school integration plan, there is a growing sense in the city that it is time to act on segregation.

Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns says if New York State moves forward with legislation allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses, the county’s Auto Bureau will not go along.

State regulators signed off on the sale of the high-speed broadband company Greenlight Networks to billionaire businessman and philanthropist Tom Golisano.

A potbelly pig was found roaming the streets of the Bronx — and now he’ll live out his days at a farm upstate.

Giuliani and two of his staff members struck a pedicab driver with their SUV door in New York City. The 33-year-old pedicab driver was treated on scene and sustained no injuries.

Republican Chele Farley made her first visit to Buffalo yesterday, but doesn’t think unfamiliarity with New York’s second largest city will hamper her efforts to unseat incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

Rep. Brian Higgins, a Buffalo Democrat, and Rep. Tom Reed, a Corning Republican, filmed a bipartisan television ad about an issue that too often goes unspoken: mental health, and our nation’s incomplete and maybe even incoherent efforts to address it.

The state is ordering three National Grid gas and electric utilities that cover some 3.8 million customers to report on their efficiency, particularly in helping Cuomo reach his ambitious goals to combat climate change by boosting renewable power and energy efficiency.

Jurors are set to begin deliberations this morning in the federal corruption trial of former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, his wife, Linda, and former Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto.

The entertainment mogul Shari E. Redstone and the CBS chief executive Leslie Moonves, whose careers have been entwined for nearly 20 years, are in the early rounds of a bout over the fate of two of the world’s most prominent media and entertainment companies, CBS and Viacom.

The state has purchased 147 acres in the Skaneateles Lake watershed which will be added to the Bear Swamp State Forest in Cayuga County, state officials announced.

The Onondaga County Board of Elections will host a series of non-partisan seminars this year designed to teach people how to run for office in Central New York.

The five-county Capital Region metropolitan area added 3,100 jobs over the past 12 months, boosting the total number to 472,400, a record high for April.

Liam and Olivia continue for the second year in a row to be the most popular baby names in New York state.

Schenectady County Legislator Brian McGarry is set to announce plans to run for 111th Assembly district.

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly will have a follow-up procedure next month after undergoing a grueling surgery in March to remove oral cancer from his upper jaw.

Terry and Kim Pegula, the owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres, through their East Property Management, bought the 57-acre Aurora estate of Richard E. Garman, the former owner of Buffalo Crushed Stone. The purchase price paid to Garman’s estate was $2.5 million

There were as many boating-related deaths from Saturday to Wednesday in the waters of Lake Erie near Buffalo as there were in 2015 and 2016 combined.