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Campaign Finance Board to examine de Blasio’s nonprofit — NY Post

Campaign Finance Board to examine de Blasio’s nonprofit — NY Post’s Michael Gartland: "The city’s Campaign Finance Board is expected Wednesday to take up the question of whether nonprofits aligned with Mayor de Blasio have circumvented campaign fund-raising and spending … Continue reading

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Cuomo pal pleads not guilty to offering judge $10K in bribes | New York Post

A Democratic political operative who is a longtime ally of Gov. Cuomo pleaded not guilty Thursday to bribery and other charges filed in a New York corruption probe that led to the resignation of a state Supreme Court justice a … Continue reading

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The Culture of New York Politics Is As Ugly As Ever | NY Post Editorial

Gov. Cuomo has been claiming for years that he’s changing the “culture” in Albany. Sorry, gov: The news leaking out about the end-of-session “Big Ugly” package of bills says otherwise. Indeed, the lack of change was blatant. Albany rammed through … Continue reading

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FBI-Arrests-Corrections-Union-President-Norman-Seabrook-Corruption-Charges | NBC 4 New York

Correction Boss Busted in Alleged Pension Scam By Jonathan Dienst and Joe Valiquette The FBI has arrested the leader of a powerful city union on corruption charges in an ongoing investigation focusing on the NYPD and City Hall. Norman Seabrook, … Continue reading

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NYC Corrections union head arrested in corruption probe | NY Post

NYC Corrections union head arrested in corruption probe By Jamie Schram and Yaron Steinbuch June 8, 2016 | 6:55am | Updated Correction Officers’ union chief Norman Seabrook was busted by the feds Wednesday morning on corruption charges in connection with … Continue reading

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Man admits taking $250K from Head Start; bought Maserati, mink coat | NJ.com

The former executive director of a former Head Start program in Jersey City Tuesday admitted that he diverted more than $250,000 from programs for underprivileged children and used the money for personal expenses, including a Maserati and a mink coat, … Continue reading

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LeBrun: Taxpayers pay for Buffalo Billion project | Albany Times-Union

LeBrun: Taxpayers pay for Buffalo Billion project by Fred LeBrun — Saturday, June 4, 2016 Your taxpayer dollars at work, but not necessarily for you. Last week, the little known Public Authorities Control Board, itself controlled by the three men … Continue reading

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Sampson: I’m no Skelos, so give me a sentencing break | NY Post

Lawyers for John Sampson say the ex-state senator deserves a sentencing break — because he’s not as bad as Dean Skelos. In papers filed Thursday in Brooklyn federal court, Sampson’s attorneys claim imposing the 87-month prison term on July 20 … Continue reading

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Not Just New York, Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard Corruption Trial Underway

Last week, the trial began for Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard (R), who was indicted on October 20, 2014, on 23 felony ethics violations. The state has accused Hubbard of using his elected position and his former position as the … Continue reading

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De Blasio doled out appointments from spreadsheet of big donors – NY Daily News

De Blasio doled out appointments from spreadsheet of big donors BY JENNIFER FERMINO GREG B. SMITH NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, May 31, 2016 When Mayor de Blasio began handing out prestigious appointments to obscure boards and committees in his … Continue reading

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