A new poll released Monday indicated that most New York state voters believe corruption is a serious problem in Albany, but most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April.
Law professor Zephyr Teachout headed to court Thursday to defend her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn’t lived in New York long enough to be on next month’s Democratic Primary ballot.
Allegations that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration meddled with an anti-corruption commission may have reduced his lead over Republican Rob Astorino — but not enough to significantly alter the race, according to a poll.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly warned Cuomo about having contact with former members of the now-defunct Moreland Commission after some voiced their support for the governor’s handling of the anti-corruption panel.
Meanwhile, Rob Astorino is demanding to know what the panel found and where the evidence has gone.
Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino was taken to task Monday for a quote that seemed to compare Gov. Andrew Cuomo to a “mafia boss.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending his handling of an anti-corruption commission, dismissing reports that his administration interfered with its work.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says he’s taking over the anti-corruption work that a commission created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo aborted when it was suddenly disbanded in April.
Cuomo’s office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.
Two gubernatorial candidates from two different parties are joining forces to take on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.
Preet Bharara’s office will move aggressively to complete the Moreland Commission’s “important and unfinished work” investigating New York political corruption, he said.
The special commission appointed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to investigate political corruption in New York is quietly winding down this week.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara told a new state commission Tuesday night that recent corruption in New York state politics infects state and local officials of both major parties, and has reached intolerable proportions.
The Moreland Commission, created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo just weeks after the October storm, issued its final report after reviewing more than 175,000 documents, holding 10 hearings, and interviewing more than 90 stakeholders and witnesses.
Chairman and CEO Kevin Burke said he was returning the $314,000 bonus he was awarded.