Greedy, Not Needy: Another Albany Legislator Indicted

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Since 1999, 26 state legislators — from both sides of aisle — have left office due to criminal or ethical issues, according to Citizens Union, a good-government group.

The second highest-ranking Republican in the New York State Senate, Thomas Libous, is facing criminal charges after allegedly lying to the FBI during an investigation into political corruption. Continue Reading →

NYC Lawmakers Are Closed On Open Webcasts

webA law requiring all city agencies, commissions and task forces to webcast their public meetings and hearings took effect this week, but most of those entities are failing to comply. Continue Reading →