Ethics

New York senate Independent Democratic Conference leader Jeff Klein in 2016
The state ethics watchdog slept on a lot of major corruption scandals, but it’s chasing a private citizen for buying a billboard.
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New York City Councilman Andy King.
The New York City Councilman’s questionable ethics date back to at least 2013.
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Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal was just one of the elected officials who rallied before the Public Campaign Financing Commission hearing, arguing the task should be handled by lawmakers.
The biggest fight? The future of fusion voting.
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Recent reports accuse the New York City mayor of conflicts of interest and abuse of city resources.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Fundraising from firms with business before state agencies is legal, but some criticize the practice.
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One of Alessandra Biaggi's first actions as a state Senator was to convene on sexual harassment — Albany's first in decades.
State lawmakers are tackling a broad range of issues in Albany.
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President Donald Trump during at a press conference in the East Room of the White House.
A state bill that could force Trump to release his tax returns is not the first effort
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New York senate Independent Democratic Conference leader Jeff Klein in 2016
Former state Sen. Jeff Klein is just the most recent accused New York pol to get a lobbying job. Some say that’s wrong.
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Alessandra Biaggi
The freshman will chair the moribund committee and actually hold hearings.
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Alain Kaloyeros, the ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute, arrives for his sentencing at Manhattan Federal court.
With Democrats in charge, reforms aren’t a priority in 2019.
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