Gov. Malloy Writes Personal Check To Cover Trip To WH Correspondents' Association DinnerMalloy spokesman Andrew Doba said Thursday the Democratic governor wrote a personal check to reimburse the magazine "to remove a needless distraction when there are far more important public policy issues to deal with.''
Internal Rift Over Harassment Scandal Threatens State Ethics BoardNew York's secretive ethics board made it clear Monday that members did not vote to block the investigation of a sexual-harassment scandal in the state Assembly.
Legislature Can Veto Probes Under New Ethics DealThe new ethics law agreement in scandal-scarred Albany includes a provision that would allow the Legislature to veto investigations of its own members within the same party. Good-government groups, however, said the overall proposal is still potentially a vast improvement.
Sources: Governor Cuomo Strikes Ethics Deal With Albany Leaders The tentative agreement, struck Thursday, was scheduled to be announced as early as Friday, three people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
NYC Takes Unprecedented Step With At-Home Organ RecoveryThe program launching Wednesday -- the first of its kind in the U.S., according to organizers and other experts -- could eventually lead to thousands more organs donated each year nationwide.
Dionne Warwick To Headline Rangel's Birthday BashSingers Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson will headline next week's birthday fundraiser for embattled Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel.
Election Season To Feature Rangel Trial