Good morning! It only Tuesday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with nothing public announced.

Happening today:

At 8 a.m., survivors of solitary confinement, family members, and other experts will hold a rally just prior to a New York City Board of Correction meeting to urge that New York City end solitary confinement once and for all in its jails. Outside of 125 Worth St., New York City.

At 9 a.m., New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray will participate in a panel discussion, Tribeca Grill, 375 Greenwich St., New York City.

At 10:30 a.m., Sen. Jim Tedisco and Saratoga County officials will join with kids from the Southern Saratoga YMCA’s Summer Camp to kick-off the Safe Summer bike helmet safety program at a press conference. Southern Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall Street, Clifton Park.

Also at 10:30 a.m., Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will deliver remarks at the grand opening of River’s Edge Apartments, 600 River Road, North Tonawanda.

At noon, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will make an announcement, Blue Room, City Hall, New York City.


Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed a bill that would allow congressional investigators to access the New York state tax returns of President Donald Trump.

A state lawmaker in western New York is hoping the Legislature will try again next year on reform for tax exemptions.

A decade after they were accused of letting Jeffrey Epstein off the hook, federal prosecutors made another run at putting the billionaire financier behind bars on sex allegations, charging him Monday with abusing dozens of underage girls as young as 14.

Melinda Katz or Tiffany Cabán? It could take weeks until we find out who really won the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney.

While a full recount in the Queens district attorney Democratic primary is about to get underway, there are two types of ballots that have already been the result of intense scrutiny: affidavits and absentees. Now, more observers are paying attention to the progress of a bill that passed both houses of the New York state legislature in Albany and would make more of those affidavits count and harder to discard on technicalities.

Mayor de Blasio sat down with Errol Louis to weigh in on the struggling taxi industry and discuss the goal reached in city-certified minority and women-owned businesses.

The mayor also spoke about his recent sharp criticism of charter schools while out on the campaign trail.

The Rev. Jeremiah Lennox was strolling down River Street in Troy under the Collar City Bridge. It was about a month ago, and Lennox says he saw something on a pole he could not believe.

Many of the approximately 250 people at Monday evening’s protest outside Orange County Correctional said they are trying to build on a movement condemning ICE’s detention policies.

Property owners along Lake Ontario’s shoreline are still trying to manage damage. Flooding wiped out protective barriers homeowners built, staircases, and even eroded home foundations.

Newly released video shows what led up to an incident between Christopher Pate and former Rochester Police Officer Michael Sippel.

Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns plans to file a federal lawsuit Tuesday, challenging New York State’s new law granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.

In national news:

More than $2.3 million will go to dozens of Florida counties for election security, one month after a Spectrum News report detailed millions of dollars in federal funds that went unspent.

A judge has blocked a proposed Trump administration rule change that would have required prescription drug ads to list their prices in TV advertising.

Leaked British cables that offer a critical assessment of President Trump led to a diplomatic uproar for an ambassador popular with the Trump administration.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren reported raising $19.1 million in the last three months, outpacing Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Two dozen governors, including two Republicans, are urging the Trump administration to halt the roll back of clean car rules.

The case of Jeffrey Epstein has renewed scrutiny of his ties to Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta.

Plaintiffs in the citizen question legal challenge surrounding the census are trying to bar the Department of Justice from changing lawyers in the case.

The Congressional Budget Office found a $15 minimum wage would boost pay for 17 million workers, but also cut 1.3 million jobs.

The Trump campaign has become involved over a leadership fight for control of the Pennsylvania Republican Party.

Rep. Eric Swalwell has ended his campaign for president and will seek re-election to the House of Representatives.

From the editorial pages:

The New York Post blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration for overspending on highway rest areas.

The Daily News takes on the “enablers” of Jeffrey Epstein, who allowed him to allegedly get away with sexual abuse for so long.

The New York Times editorial board takes on the same issue.

The Journal News writes that it is time to revisit a proposed rail link for Rockland and Westchester counties.

From the sports pages:

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wowed the crowd in Cleveland and won the Home Run Derby.