Poll: Most Think Corruption Is Big Problem In AlbanyA 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.
NY Gubernatorial Candidate Hopeful Zephyr Teachout Calls Residency Challenge FrivolousLaw 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.
Marist Poll: Cuomo Apparently Hurt By Moreland Commission Meddling AllegationsAllegations 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.
Gov. Cuomo May Face Federal Probe For Office's Involvement With Moreland CommissionU.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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo Can't Shake Questions About Moreland CommissionMeanwhile, Rob Astorino is demanding to know what the panel found and where the evidence has gone.
Astorino Takes Heat For 'Mafia' Comment About Cuomo AdministrationWestchester 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. Cuomo Defends Handling Of Corruption PanelGov. 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: My Office Will Investigate Public CorruptionU.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.
Criminal Probe Of Cuomo Administration Urged In Wake Of NY Times Report On Moreland CommissionCuomo's office thwarted attempts by the special corruption commission to investigate groups with ties to him, according to the report.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Says Christie Won't Back Him Due To BridgegateTwo gubernatorial candidates from two different parties are joining forces to take on Gov. Andrew Cuomo, WCBS 880's Paul Murnane reported.
U.S. Attorney Blasts Gov. Cuomo's Decision To Shut Down Anti-Corruption CommissionPreet Bharara's office will move aggressively to complete the Moreland Commission's "important and unfinished work'' investigating New York political corruption, he said.