New this Morning

* Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a last-minute bid just before midnight Monday to salvage a possible deal with teachers unions and lawmakers to limit the public disclosure of teacher evaluations, the Wall Street Journal writes: http://on.wsj.com/Li9tg3

* Facing resistance from the Republican-controlled Senate, a proposal by Gov. Cuomo to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana appeared near defeat on Monday, the New York Times says: http://nyti.ms/M9e0yD

* Nicholas Spano, who spent nearly three decades representing Westchester County as a state senator and assemblyman, was sentenced on Monday to a year and a day in jail for tax evasion, the Times writes: http://nyti.ms/Mowgo9

* A proposal for a power line under parts of the Hudson River and Lake Champlain to deliver electricity to New York City has created an odd alliance between the Sierra Club and energy companies, the Journal writes: http://on.wsj.com/KJakIr

* Lawmakers could vote as soon as Wednesday on the creation of the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, a new watchdog agency, the Times-Union reports: http://bit.ly/Mo7vbJ

* The state Legislature is expected to pass a bill to encourage organ donation by expanding the donor options on drivers license applications, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle writes: http://on.rocne.ws/KQd4yZ

* Eight protesters with Occupy Wall Street have been convicted of misdemeanor trespassing a month after the Zuccotti Park encampment was dismantled, the Times-Union says: http://bit.ly/MCFrmr

* The Cuomo administration and the union representing state prison guards have reached a tentative contract agreement, the Times-Union writes: http://bit.ly/NcM2VM

* In NY-19, Democratic primary foes Julian Schreibman and Joel Tyner, who are vying for the chance to challenge Rep. Chris Gibson, faced off in their only debate, the Times-Union reports: http://bit.ly/NcFma3

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