ALBANY — A key state lawmaker said he fears implementation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed property tax freeze would be a “nightmare.” State Senate Finance Committee Chairman John DeFrancisco raised the concern to the state’s tax commissioner Monday ...Read More »
ALBANY — New York’s anti-corruption commission said Tuesday that it will compel lawmakers to provide information they had refused to turn over during a monthlong standoff but stopped short of saying they would subpoena legislators. The commission’s chairmen promised to ...
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ALBANY — New York legislators faced a deadline Friday to respond to a request for detailed information about their outside income, including, for those who practice law, identifying their clients. But lawmakers weren’t expected to turn over a lot of ...Read More »
ALBANY — The unexpected request by New York’s anti-corruption commission that state lawmakers reveal their private law clients is bolstered by the state Bar Association and the practice in 20 other states that already require the disclosure to combat conflicts ...Read More »
The New York State Bar Association and the Innocence Project on Wednesday urged state lawmakers to pass reform legislation that could significantly reduce the likelihood of innocent New Yorkers going to prison for crimes they did not commit. Two ...Read More »