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Who Is Afraid Of The Moreland Commission?

Sep 17, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. — The commission established by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate public corruption has not wasted any time in sending a message to state lawmakers that it means business. Among


The Guide To City Pork 2013

Jul 02, 2013

NEW YORK — A nonprofit created by a Republican candidate for mayor is one of dozens of groups slated to get a cut of pork — hundreds of thousands of


Allies Clash Over Campaign Finance Reform

Jun 19, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. — Karen Scharff, a veteran activist with long, flowing gray hair, spent Tuesday barricading the front door of Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein’s legislative office with nearly two


A Culture Of Sexual Harassment In Albany?

May 28, 2013

ALBANY, N.Y. — Allegations that former Assemblyman Vito Lopez routinely groped and propositioned young female staff members in his employ, detailed in a report released earlier this month, disturbed New