By Robert Cairns on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015 - 10:53 am
The Delaware County Board of Supervisors, without much fanfare, has updated the county's ethics policy, which has been the subject of much controversy this year. The board, at a Wednesday Oct. 28 meeting, passed a resolution adopting “The 2016 Ethics and... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 - 4:23 pm
In the aftermath of two state audits that criticized Delaware County's procurement and surplus property disposal policies, the county's board of supervisors adopted an update of those policies at its meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 26. A procurement policy was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011 - 9:00 am
The monthly town meeting in Colchester took a turn for the dramatic on Wednesday, September 21, when local resident Terry Edwards showed up armed with a barrage of complaints about alleged shady dealings, and Colchester Town Planning Board member Louis... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, May. 9, 2010 - 3:09 pm
Surefire way to arouse the righteous ire of a newspaper type, in three easy steps: 1. Commit some mildly salacious act. 2. Make a ham-fisted attempt at covering it up. 3. When caught by a reporter, (a.) beg them not to write a story, and when that doesn't... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 8:32 pm
And he did: Gov. Paterson vetoed an ethics reform bill today, claiming it didn't go far enough. "While there are positive aspects of this legislation, it does not go far enough in addressing the corrosive effects of outside influence and internal decay... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 - 8:41 pm
The Senate joined the Assembly in passing a broad ethics reform bill this afternoon, calling it "the strongest ethics reform in a generation." But Gov. Paterson has already vowed to veto it, saying it doesn't go far enough.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 - 3:44 pm
Live cam from the Senate henhouse, where foxes are debating a sweeping ethics bill even as I type. NY Senate's chief policy adviser Michael Kink is liveblogging the session on Twitter. Also livetweeting: @albanycitizen1.
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