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By now, everyone who follows the news will have heard about the latest scandal to engulf the Albany legislature. As outlined in a federal complaint filed yesterday, a state senator allegedly attempted to bribe two top GOP officials so that he could run for Mayor on the Republican line even though he is a registered Democrat.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has renewed its calls for reform in Albany, issuing a statement to Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and letters to all legislators to urge enactment of ethics and rules reforms in the coming legislative session. While the City Bar applauds the Senate’s enactment of new rules and efforts last session to develop ethics reform legislation, these measures still fall short of bringing true transparency, accountability and balance to the Legislature. In their statement to Governor-Elect Cuomo, … Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has renewed its call for reform in Albany, issuing a memo to Governor-Elect Andrew Cuomo and letters to all legislators to urge enactment of ethics and rules reforms in the coming legislative session. While the City Bar applauds the Senate’s enactment of a handful of new rules and efforts last session to develop ethics reform legislation, it believes these measures still fall short of bringing true transparency, accountability and balance to the legislature. In … Continue reading

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