Morning Brief: March 30
A budget deal’s been reached in Albany, just ahead of the April 1st deadline. Governor Cuomo had been fighting hard to include policy into the budget, in particular sorely-needed ethics reform. Details are scarce, but expect more news to come out as the budget is signed.
NEED TO KNOW
With Nuclear Talks Running out of Time, Iran Rejects Key Demand [NBC News].
Liability for Germanwings Crash May Still Rest with Airline, Insurer [WSJ].
Two Bodies Pulled from East Village Explosion Site [NY Daily News].
Michigan State, Duke join Kentucky, Wisconsin, in Men’s Final Four [NPR].
Nets topped the LA Lakers 107-93
Rangers fell to Washington 5-2
Isles beat Detroit 5-4
Devils lost to Anaheim 2-1
Mets host the Marlins (preseason) at 1:00
Slight chance of rain, 55/36 [full forecast].
ON STAGE TONIGHT
• Alt-J with Phantogram @ Madison Square Garden
• Todd Snider with Reed Foehl @ City Winery
• Good Old War (with You Won’t and Pete Hill) @ Rough Trade NYC
TODAY IN HISTORY
On this day in 1909, The Queensboro Bridge in New York City opened, linking Manhattan and Queens.
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