This Morning In Corruption News


This morning in corruption news:

Bronx Democratic district leader Yudelka Tapia fined for running City Council campaign on city time.

The New York City Conflicts of Interest Board charged that Tapia, an economist for Comptroller John Liu, used city time and resources for her City Council run, and fined her $4,480, the Daily News writes: http://nydn.us/1a5noyJ [City and State 1st Read]

Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak’s community relations director plans to file a notice of claim that accuses him of sexual harassment, the fourth woman to make such a complaint, the Times Union reports: http://bit.ly/1lcrv10 [City and State 1st Read]

In Fred LeBrun’s Albany Times-Union column, ethics maven David Grandeau thinks “Assemblyman Grab-Ass says more about the voting public than it does about legislative ethics.” http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/LeBrun-Truly-a-season-full-of-wonder-5085070.php

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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