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ALBANY, N.Y. — Former state Sen. Pedro Espada expensed a garage door, a new fence and a few dinners at Red Lobster to his nonprofit health clinic’s corporate credit card.
ALBANY, N.Y. — There are few people in scandal-shocked Albany arguing these days that the current system of campaign finance and ethics checks are ideal or even functional.
And yet legislating
NEW YORK — More often than not, Marta Schwartz’s paycheck is worth nothing.
The $5 she makes per hour as a server doesn’t even pay the taxes she owes on her
Below is a searchable database of 224 political clubs that failed to register their contributions with the state. As part of a collaboration with our sister organization, Citizens Union, we are
NEW YORK — A review of responses to requests for information over three months found "deep inconsistency" across 18 city agencies, with some failing to follow the law, according to
ALBANY, N.Y. — The arrests of two state lawmakers on federal corruption charges last week were unwelcome reminders that New York is among the nation’s go-to destinations for political scandal,
ALBANY, N.Y. — Black and Latino state lawmakers say their signature issues were sidelined during negotiations over the budget, leaving them wondering if they can get their communities’ voices heard
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s drama-free budget officially no longer exists.
There is a budget deal but — after weeks of promises from lawmakers that no conflict would derail the process
NEW YORK — On a recent weekday, Eladia Causil-Rodriguez spoke to a crowded Brooklyn classroom about how she had run a popular day care business while raising four children.
NEW YORK — The message "don't apply if you are unemployed" will soon be banned from job advertisements in New York City.
The City Council approved one of the nation's toughest