Campaign Finance Board Issues No Penalties, But Slams De Blasio FundraisingIn what amounted to a slap in the face for Mayor Bill de Blasio, there was a demand Wednesday for City Council action to close fundraising loopholes.
Bloomberg Appoints DOI Commissioner Hearn To Head Up Campaign Finance BoardOn his penultimate day in office Monday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce3d outgoing City Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn will take over as chair of the city Campaign Finance Board.
Mayoral Debate Postponed For Sandy AnniversaryA debate scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed one night to honor the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, at the request of both mayoral candidates Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota.
Eliot Spitzer, Scott Stringer Argue Over Credibility In Comptroller DebateThe debate is sponsored by WCBS-TV, WCBS 880, 1010 WINS, El Diario La Prensa, Common Cause and is sanctioned by the Campaign Finance Board.
Report: Finance Board Recommendation Could Cripple John Liu's Bid For MayorThe board is expected to consider the recommendation on Monday. If it denies the funds, Liu's campaign would be severely hampered financially.
Embattled NYS Assemblyman Vito Lopez Running For City CouncilThe 71-year-old Lopez announced in February that his health was deteriorating and that he was extremely fatigued. Still, talk circulated of a possible council run.