Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

 Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says his third legislative agenda is "far and away" less controversial than his first two.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

 The controversies may be smaller, but there's no shortage of them. Here's a look.

 Also of note, Jenny Rivera, Cuomo's first nomination for the Court of Appeals, New York's highest court, is scheduled to be voted on by the Senate later Monday.