Commission on Public Integrity
The measure, which the Democratic governor proposed and lawmakers approved, establishes a new 14-member Joint Commission on Public Ethics to oversee and investigate compliance by lawmakers.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo used state aircraft for more than a dozen flights to or from his home following statewide tours in which he called for belt-tightening and budget cuts for schools and other services, records show.
The tentative agreement, struck Thursday, was scheduled to be announced as early as Friday, three people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Former New York Gov. David Paterson won’t be charged with perjury on accusations that he lied about taking free Yankees tickets for the 2009 World Series while he was in office.