Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in NYC with no public events or interviews yet announced.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is in the city with no public events scheduled.

Vice President Mike Pence heads to Dallas, TX, where he will deliver remarks at a Trump Victory event. He will then continue on to Midland, TX, where he will tour the Permian Basin Oil field and Diamondback Oil rig and deliver remarks at a second Trip Victory event before returning home to D.C.

At 8:15 a.m., Rep. Hakeem Jeffries appears on Pix Morning News, Pix 11.

At 8:45 a.m., state Sen. Rachel May of Syracuse will join AARP for a free and open-to-the-public document shredding event – and kick it off by shredding some of her own sensitive documents – as part of AARP’s 2019 “Operation: Stop Scams,” Onondaga Lake Park, 106 Lake Dr., Liverpool.

At 9 a.m., at the April meeting of the MTA board of directors, bus riders and transit advocates will testify during the public session that transit leaders must do more to publicize nuanced current and future changes to bus service that stem from the agency’s bold Bus Plan kicked off one year ago, MTA Board Room, 2 Broadway, 20th Fl., Manhattan.

At 9:45 a.m., NYC Councilwoman Margaret Chin joins AARP for an “Operation Stop Scams” event, Rutgers Houses and LaGuardia Houses, 38-48 Rutgers St., Manhattan.

At 10 a.m., Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and NYC Charter School Center CEO James Merriman will be joined by over 100 NYC parents, charter leaders and supporters from across the five boroughs to speak out against a proposed measure to undercut educational transparency, City Hall steps, Manhattan.

Also at 10 a.m., state Sens. John Liu and Toby Ann Stavisky, CUNY faculty and staff hold a public hearing on the future of CUNY, Queens College campus, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Queens.

At 10:30 a.m., NYC Councilman Rafael Espinal Jr. and senior leaders from the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH) make an announcement about bringing OATH’s neighborhood pop-up court to East New York, Brooklyn, District Office of Councilman Rafael Espinal Jr. 1945 Broadway, East New York, Brooklyn.

At 11 a.m., the NYC Council Committee on Land Use meets, Committee Room, City Hall, Manhattan.

Also at 11 a.m., state Attorney General Letitia James makes an important announcement regarding a first-of-its-kind program to address environmental concerns in New York, New York City Terminal Market Entrance, 772 Edgewater Rd., the Bronx.

Also at 11 a.m., NYC Councilmen Mark Levine and Antonio Reynoso attend the kickoff for the “Flavors Hook Kids” campaign to keep kids from getting hooked on tobacco products, City Hall steps, Manhattan.

Also at 11 a.m., Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen calls for an immediate municipal hiring freeze due to the rampant and continuous abuse of the public payroll with unwarranted pay raises, promotions and hires, many of whom are politically connected, Hempstead Town Hall, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

At 11:15 a.m., Brooklyn Borough Adams and members of the Green Light NY coalition rally local support behind the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act, a bill that would expand access to drivers’ licenses for all state residents, regardless of their immigration status, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn.

At 11:30 a.m., LG Kathy Hochul highlights accomplishments in the 2019-20 state budget, John H. Hazlett Building, Legislative Chambers, 5th Fl., 203 Lake St., Elmira.

At noon, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli speaks at Molloy College, Advanced of Commerce, Industry and Technology annual Monsignor Hartman Memorial luncheon, Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury.

Also at noon, NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will be joined by city and state elected officials and community organizations during a press conference to endorse a candidate to fill his previous seat in the New York City Council’s 45th District, 2900 Newkirk Ave., Brooklyn.

At 1 p.m., the NYC Committee on Transportation meets jointly with the Committee on Governmental Operations and the Committee on Economic Development, 250 Broadway, 16th Fl. Committee Room, Manhattan.

At 1:30 p.m., Hochul highlights accomplishments in the 2019-20 state budget, Cornell Cooperative Extension, 840 Upper Front St., Binghamton.

At 5 p.m., Williams will deliver the keynote speech at the Laborers’ Local 79 apprenticeship graduation, lower level of 630 2nd Ave., near E. 35th St., St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral, Manhattan.

At 6 p.m., Assemblyman David Weprin attends the Hate Crime Forum co-hosted by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens, Queens.

At 6:30 p.m., Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is an honoree at the Homeless Services United Gala, The Prince George Ballroom, 15 E. 27th St., Manhattan.

Also at 6:30 p.m., City & State hosts its Higher Education Power 50 reception, celebrating New York’s dedicated educators, Battery Gardens, 1 Battery Park Pl., Manhattan.

At 7 p.m., Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone delivers his State of the County address, Suffolk County Community College – Grant Campus, Van Nostrand Theatre, 1001 Crooked Hill Rd., Brentwood.

Also at 7 p.m., Williams will attend Girl Be Heard’s annual Mainstage show, “2030: The Future is Ours,” which addresses human rights and social justice issues through performance, and present a proclamation to the organization, 15 W. 28th St., Manhattan.

Also at 7 p.m., Rep. Jeffries appears at Cornell University’s Institute of Politics and Global Affairs, hosted by Richard Ravitch, with Reps. Nadler, Demings, Deutch and Dean on how Judiciary Committee Democrats will move forward after Mueller Report, The Lewis Davis Pavilion, Manhattan.

At 8 p.m., Diaz Jr. is an honoree at the Latino Social Work Scholarship Fund Annual Gala, Copacabana, 268 W 47th St., Manhattan.

Also at 8 p.m., Spectrum News NY1 hosts a special 30-minute roundtable analysis show on congestion pricing in New York City, Spectrum News NY1.

At 8:30 p.m., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joins veterans and registered nurses for a town hall discussion on protecting the VA health care system from the threat of privatization, P.S. 83, 950 Rhinelander Ave., the Bronx.


President Emmanuel Macron asked French citizens to come together in the aftermath of the calamitous fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral and to move beyond the divisions that have wrenched the country during months of violent street protests.

Notre Dame cathedral was “15 to 30 minutes” away from complete destruction when firefighters managed to put out the blaze, French authorities revealed.

The investigation into the blaze will take a long time, but it is already emerging that Notre-Dame, irreplaceable as it is to France’s heritage, lacked the fundamental fire-prevention safeguards that are required in more modern structures and have been grafted onto other ancient cathedrals elsewhere in Europe.

President Donald Trump vetoed a bill calling for the U.S. to withdraw support from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said.

The veto, only the second time Trump has used his power to block legislation passed by both houses of Congress, strikes down a resolution that invoked the War Powers Act to distance the United States from a four-year conflict that has killed thousands of civilians and resulted in a widespread famine.

A California couple charged in the college admissions cheating scandal says the government’s “single mass conspiracy” theory doesn’t add up, so their indictments should be dropped.

Prosecutors argued that the Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman should get a prison sentence between four and 10 months for paying a college consultant to arrange for cheating on her daughter’s SAT, court documents show. The prosecutors plan to push for the low end of that range.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already raising big bucks for her reelection bid. The Bronx-born progressive raked in more than $726,000 in the first quarter of this year, making her the New York congressional delegation’s second best fundraiser for the period.

NYC Public Advocate Jumaane Williams called on Hudson Yards to stop business practices he says are geared toward the wealthy and cease taking advantage of low-income New Yorkers through the controversial E-B Five Visa program.

Self-styled progressive NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’ll go to court to stop Trump from shipping asylum seekers to the five boroughs — but other sanctuary city mayors across the US are putting out the welcome mat for the migrants.

The Long Island Rail Road reported that 94.6 percent of its trains ran on time in March, which is above the agency’s monthly goal of 94 percent, and the best of any month since ‎May 2016.

A measles-infected Hasidic man traveled from Brooklyn to Michigan, unknowingly becoming Patient Zero in the Midwest by spreading the disease to 39 people before frantic health officials tracked him down, a report said.

Merryl Tisch, vice chancellor of the SUNY Board, which licenses charter schools, said the Legislature should lift the cap blocking more of the popular privately run, publicly financed institutions from opening in New York City.

New York’s top education leaders want more evidence of academic progress at two Buffalo charter schools before they renew their charters.

The US Department of Education has awarded charter school operator Success Academy nearly $10 million to establish six new schools in the Big Apple, the network announced.

New York voters strongly support the new statewide ban on plastic bags and a permanent cap on property tax increases included in the state budget, according to a Siena College poll of registered voters.

…But voters oppose the moves by state lawmakers to give Gov. Andrew Cuomo a pay raise, approve public financing of political campaigns, and enact a ban on the public release of police mug shots, the poll found.

In addition, the polls shows neither the governror nor the NYC have improved their receptive standings with voters, and they’re not happy with the raise Cuomo is receiving, either.

In the wake of a series of disturbing reports about Facebook and similar social media sites accessing private data, the governor launched a survey to gauge how New Yorkers feel about data privacy issues.

Weight-loss laxatives peddled by Cardi B and the Kardashians are a “dangerous scam” that pose a serious health risk to New York’s self-conscious teens, according to a local lawmaker, Manhattan Councilman Mark Levine, who is proposing a ban on their sale to minors.

De Blasio’s combined tax rate this year was nearly identical to last, despite his complaints that the federal tax overhaul was rigged for the rich.

The mayor and his wife Chirlane McCray paid $44,246 in federal income tax after de Blasio got a raise last year, according to their tax returns.

Four years ago, de Blasio unveiled a plan to spend more than $325 million on a fleet of custom-built ferryboats and docks so more of the city’s neighborhoods would have a better transit connection. But the costs of starting up a ferry service that links all five boroughs have almost doubled from the original commitment.

Kathy Russell, the bookkeeper for alleged cult NXIVM, refused to give prosecutors the skinny on the upstate group, invoking her right to remain silent more than 80 times during grand-jury questioning — even when asked something as mundane as her weight.

Golf-industry advocates have sounded the alarm about a bill that could result in raising property taxes for golf-course owners in New York.

An “elder parole” bill that would make Chili’s double homicide defendant William Wood eligible for release in 22 years cleared its first hurdle in the state Senate last week.

An administrative judge recommended a pink slip for the black sheep son of a high-ranking FDNY official, finding the city EMT’s history of on-the-job opioid abuse and poor performance merited dismissal.

One of the appraisers hired by two shady landlords to value properties they would sell to NYC for $173 million was fired from his firm amid allegations of embezzlement, misappropriation and fraud, court records and city appraisal documents show.

Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy’s campaign war chest is well-stocked — to the tune of $200,000 — and he has no opponent in this year’s election. But next month, he’ll hold a campaign fundraiser just across the border in New Jersey, with the special guest that state’s Democratic party chairman John Currie.

Eastport-South Manor schools Superintendent Patrick Brimstein, brought into the district in May 2017 as a financial troubleshooter, was placed on paid administrative leave by the district’s board Monday night, local officials confirmed.

Republican Suffolk County Legislature candidate Linda Kabot, in a political comeback bid, is challenging Democratic incumbent Bridget Fleming in a write-in primary for the Independence Party ballot line.

Two Upper East Side residents are suing the city over a 16-story construction project they say could damage city landmarks — including the Guggenheim Museum.

NYC jails failed to report more than 1,000 inmate fights over a three-month span thanks to their “unreliable” system of tracking violence, according to a damning report from the Department of Investigation.

Democrat Dana Balter announced she’s ready for a rematch with NY-24 Rep. John Katko, the Republican who represents much of Central New York in Congress.

Actor Alec Baldwin took to Instagram to mark the 36th anniversary of the death of his father and namesake, Massapequa High School social-studies teacher and football and rifle-team coach Alexander Rae Baldwin Jr.

Destiny USA, one of the largest malls in the nation, is struggling to pay its mortgage.

Despite recent financial struggles, Destiny USA’s owner says customer traffic at the giant Syracuse shopping mall remains strong and it’s committed to operating the center for “decades to come.”

Entergy Corp. has reached a deal to sell Indian Point, the Westchester County nuclear power plant that will be decommissioned.

The Hudson River was named the second most endangered river in America for 2019 in a report released yesterday, and the authors say that the government’s anti-flooding proposals threaten to accelerate ecological decay.

A tunnel built in the 1970s by urban planners who tried and failed to construct a Second Ave. line will now be re-purposed by the MTA for the exact same project some 40 years later.

Cuomo has thrown a wrench into New York City’s real estate game of secret celebrity buyers. In November, a new state law went into effect lowering the threshold at which buyers who hide behind limited liability corporations must disclose their identity.

In the lull between the state’s March budget talks and the flurry of deal-making at the end of session in June, eight former legislative staffers are pressing the Legislature to hold more public hearings on workplace sexual misconduct.

Democrats in the state Senate have re-introduced a Republican bill to provide education aid to Gold Star families after Assembly Democrats voted to block similar legislation last week.

A Buffalo Diocese priest and high-ranking administrator whose name emerged last week in a confidential diocese document of cases of alleged misconduct was accused of mishandling an alleged abuse case involving a Boy Scout leader – not of sexually abusing anyone.

Erie County Legislator Barbara Miller-Williams was named interim city comptroller by the Buffalo Common Council, filling the remaining term of former Comptroller Mark J.F. Schroeder, who left the job in January to head the state Department of Motor Vehicles.

A former student admitted to using a device known as the “USB killer” to fry several computers and other electronic equipment at the College of St. Rose in Albany.

Employment attorney Lou Pechman is currently involved in more than 50 restaurant cases in the New York metro area. In recent years he has become a go-to resource for waiters in compensation disputes with their employers.

The nose bleed-inducing $19 toll on the Verrazzano Bridge has prompted local pols to call for a discount for Brooklynites who regularly travel to Staten Island.

The wife of a former Texas police chief has accepted a plea deal in a Western New York double homicide.

A Boonville man faces more than two dozen felony charges, including a dozen counts each of first-degree falsifying business records and first-degree offering a false instrument with intent to defraud, related to his work for the Herkimer County DMV.

Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara sat down with NY1’s Errol Louis to talk about his book “Doing Justice,” his prosecutions of New York’s elected officials, and his own future.

A student at a college in Westchester County has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis, the county’s health department said.

Jane N. Golub, a businesswoman and philanthropist whose many works included a decades-long battle against bullying and intolerance, died yesterday afternoon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after battling a brief illness. She was 80.

New text messages reveal that Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx was meddling in the Jussie Smollett case weeks after she claimed she’d recused herself — complaining that the “washed up celeb” faced too many charges.