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Eric Friedman
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Kathryn Inman
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Statement of New York City Bar Association President Carey R. Dunne on Government Ethics Reform

Looking ahead to the 2014 State of the State message, the New York City Bar Association urges Governor Cuomo to put first and foremost a strong package of reforms in government ethics. New Yorkers deserve clean government. The recent report of the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption confirms that, sadly, deplorable conduct remains rampant in Albany. The Commission’s report makes a number of excellent reform proposals. The City Bar encourages the Governor and the Legislature to enact a strong reform package as soon as possible in the 2014 legislative session.

January 6, 2014

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The New York City Bar Association, since its founding in 1870, has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the legal profession, promoting reform of the law and access to justice, and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association, through its 24,000 members, continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged. Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.