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City Councilman Brad Lander (credit: councilman's office)

City Councilman Lander Perplexed By Opposition To Proposed NYPD Inspector General

Lander said the idea that an inspector general would bring politics to the police department is wrong, noting that IGs are common practice at government agencies.


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Report: MTA Wasting Over $800K A Year On Idling Vehicles

The report says the Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North workers are illegally idling their vehicles while working in the field.


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New York Inspector General Finds State Gas Pumps Ripe For Theft

An investigation reveals the temptation to steal gas from New York’s state-owned fuel pumps has apparently been too great for some workers.


Inspector General Ellen Biben

NY Inspector General Eyes Systemic Problems

While sending New York’s former chief financial officer to prison, Inspector General Ellen Biben launched investigations into state bus driver licensing, violence in youth detention halls, Nassau County crime lab mistakes, personal use of state vehicles by prison officials and grant awards by the New York Power Authority.



Watchdog Says NYC Agency Squandered Cash

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state watchdog says the public authority that oversees Battery Park City in Manhattan wasted nearly $350,000 over three years on parties, picnics and catered lunches. Inspector General Joseph Fisch said […]


Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held For Aqueduct Racino

Controversy surrounding the project is expected to continue long after the ceremony ends.


Aqueduct Racetrack - Queens, NY - File Photo

Aqueduct Casino Probe Report Goes To Prosecutors

The New York inspector general says top state legislative leaders and the governor’s office angled for campaign contributions and political advantage.