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Morning Brief: March 30

Morning Brief: March 30
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Fresh Budget with a Side of Reform

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].

SPORTS

Nets topped the LA Lakers 107-93

Rangers fell to Washington 5-2

Isles beat Detroit 5-4

Devils lost to Anaheim 2-1

Tonight

Mets host the Marlins (preseason) at 1:00

WEATHER

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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