The accused allegedly ran a straw donor campaign to win influence in City Hall
The former mayor has been dogged by debt to the city for using NYPD security on his many campaign trips, but now the city Conflict of Interest Board is inflicting additional punitive fines.
With just three words – “Accept friend request” – covert cops can surveil your most private and unfiltered communications, putting youth of color at risk.
2023 session wrap-up
In a letter to legislative leaders, the watchdogs said the changes undermine the much celebrated campaign finance reforms passed in 2019.
The former governor used to control the state's old ethics commission. Now he's trying to kill the new one.
The U.S. attorney for the eastern district of New York is in the spotlight with this high-profile fraud case.
Heard Around Town
It’s the first year after AOC and Carolyn Maloney’s ethics investigations tied to the gala were revealed.
Cuomo, who specialized in controlling ethics commissions, sues existing ethics commission for being too independent of the governor
The former governor filed a lawsuit against the new Commission on Ethics and Lobbying to challenge its ‘constitutional authority’ over a probe into his pandemic book deal.
New York State
The Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government will be tasked with policing public officials. But lawmakers are still the ones appointing them.
After the governor promised bold reform of the state’s ethics watchdog in the budget, the proposal may have sputtered.
Despite the popular decision, calls for the commission’s dissolution remain
Even JCOPE is doing something about holding public officials accountable.
New York City Council
The Committee on Standards and Ethics unanimously recommend expulsion for multiple charges of misconduct.
New York City
Roger Stone - the ‘malevolent Forrest Gump’ - has never strayed far from his home state.
Reformers want the judiciary to make more appointments on a proposed state ethics commission.
Why part of the former Assembly speaker’s corruption conviction was overturned Tuesday.
A constitutional amendment could reduce Cuomo’s influence on ethics enforcement.
If the Public Campaign Finance Commission doesn’t lower its preliminary new donation cap, public financing will be undermined.
New York State Senate