Morning Reads: Senior Rent Freeze Proposal, SPURA & the Jews, Amar’e Stoudemire Scores For Henry Street

Council member Margaret Chin introduces legislation that would freeze the rent of more seniors (Crain’s).

The Republican co-chair of the governor’s disbanded ethics panel fumes about its demise, complaining that Sheldon Silver had  “the audacity to call the Moreland Commission a fishing expedition.” (Capital).

What role did Jews really play in blocking the redevelopment of SPURA? Activist Sam Stein offers a history lesson (Zeek/The Forward).

A local resident would really like someone to fix those street lights on East Houston (EV Grieve).

Amar’e Stoudemire paid $17,000 at an auction benefiting Henry Street Settlement for a visit to a winery in France (Post).