NEW THIS MORNING

NEW THIS MORNING:

* Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared his marijuana proposal dead, stamped out by state Senate Republicans who saw decriminalization as a declaration that Albany was soft on crime, the New York Times writes: http://nyti.ms/NhGpFR

* Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration is lobbying heavily to kill an effort by Governor Cuomo and unions to limit the release of individual teachers’ evaluations, the Wall Street Journal reports: http://on.wsj.com/M2WZrk

* High-profile players in New York City’s restaurant and hospitality industries have joined forces to form a new lobbying group, citing frustrations with the city’s health department, the Journal says: http://on.wsj.com/NQGYsE

* A coalition of environmental groups plans to campaign against a proposal that Governor Cuomo is weighing to approve limited drilling for natural gas, the Times says: http://nyti.ms/LeFHKQ

* Under a proposal gaining traction in Albany, New Yorker drivers may soon have to get used to cameras that record the speed of a passing car and issue violations automatically, the Times reports: http://nyti.ms/Pmtbab

* The MTAs target to bring the Long Island Rail Road into Grand Central Terminal is now August 2019, a date thats already been pushed back several times, the New York Post writes: http://nyp.st/Me7NBA

* With lawmakers set to leave town in two days, energy-infrastructure companies are making a last-minute push to lift the state’s ban on storing liquefied natural gas, the Ithaca Journal reports: http://ithacajr.nl/LjUd2i

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