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The New York City Council passed a first-of-its-kind law to address concerns about nonprofits created by elected officials to promote their political agendas.
The decision underscores the dire need for comprehensive, front-end reforms to prevent the corruption or appearance of corruption by wealthy special interests over what is, after all, the people's government.
Running New York City elections is not easy, but the panel that oversees them performs poorly.
Albany's shameful moment echos an earlier set of scandals, which demonstrated that bold change is possible.
How long must we put up with corruption in Albany?
In the New York Daily News, Lawrence Norden writes that the Board of Elections must make one simple fix to curb unlimited campaign giving and bring more disclosure to New York politics.
Connecticut used a corruption scandal to pass campaign reform. Facing its own problems, New York should do the same.
He vowed to clean up Albany. Now it's time to deliver.
Brooklyn attorney and special prosecutor, Roger Adler, serves as an example of how the New York City Campaign Finance Board is best equipped to carry out campaign investigations.
A roundup with the latest news highlighting the corrosive nature of money in New York State politics — and the need for public financing and robust campaign finance reform.