Ethics

President Barack Obama tells jokes poking fun at himself and others during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities. (Photo by Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Writes Personal Check To Cover Trip To WH Correspondents’ Association Dinner

Malloy 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.”

05/02/2013

Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore (Credit: CBS 2)

Internal Rift Over Harassment Scandal Threatens State Ethics Board

New 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.

09/10/2012

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Legislature Can Veto Probes Under New Ethics Deal

The 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.

06/07/2011

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Mike Groll/AP)

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.

06/02/2011

A vehicle from the New York City Fire Department's Organ Preservation Unit - Nov 22, 2010 - AP Photo/FDNY

NYC Takes Unprecedented Step With At-Home Organ Recovery

The 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.

12/01/2010

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick To Headline Rangel’s Birthday Bash

Singers Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson will headline next week’s birthday fundraiser for embattled Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

Dionne Warwick

Dionne Warwick To Headline Rangel's Birthday Bash

Singers Dionne Warwick and Chuck Jackson will headline next week’s birthday fundraiser for embattled Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010

charlesrangel

Election Season To Feature Rangel Trial

With a brief statement, Congressman Charles Rangel wrapped up his bad day, but the rough ride is just getting started.

CBS 2–07/30/2010