Investigations, special reports, packages, and articles about Lobbyists.
The Clinton Foundation is moving forward to close the Clinton Global Initiative months after press reports acknowledged a Federal investigation, despite former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton's electoral loss that now unencumbers foundation activities.
Another Bronx official, this time New York City Board of Elections commissioner Rosanna Vargas, attempts to dualy service in public office whilst acting as a lobbyist.
A lobbying firm reported to have played a crucial role in the 2013 election of Mayor Bill de Blasio has been lobbying the city for permits at the same time real estate interests have bundled significant amounts of money to Mayor de Blasio's campaign committee.
Documents from the New York State Board of Elections show the legal analysis supporting the criminal prosecution referral made to the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.
Following immense criticism, Commissioner Mark Peters abruptly announced late Friday that he was recusing himself from probes being conducted by the New York City Department of Investigation into the de Blasio administration.
The on-going investigation into corruption at the New York Police Department is extending into the campaign finance activities of Mayor Bill de Blasio, reports WCBS Channel 2 news.
The office of State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reportedly issued subpoenas to investigate the lifting of deed restrictions of Rivington House.
First Deputy Mayor Anthony Sorris admitted on Friday to knowing about the controversial deed changes made to Rivington House at least one month before Mayor Bill de Blasio claims to have learned.
Over two dozen activists and residents participated in a press conference and community speak-out outside Brooklyn Borough Hall to demand reforms to the Community Board system in New York City.
The office of Comptroller Scott Stringer is investigating the process by which deed restrictions were lifted from Rivington House, a former AIDS nursing home in the Lower East Side, opening the door for it to be sold for a luxury condo conversion project.
Editorials about Lobbyists.
If voters across the nation are rejecting the political parties’ control over the primary ballot, then voters in New York must decide if Mayor Bill de Blasio’s local ballot control is congruent with his self-anointed progressive worldview.
Despite enjoying healthy double-digit growth rates, the lobbying industry in New York City faces legal risks.
Is hostility typical directed by the Democratic Party to primary challengers a factor in years-old allegations that are now coming up against State Sen. James Sanders ?
Amend the City Charter to improve democracy in the selection of the New York City Council speakership.
Federal prosecutors know that district attorneys, state prosecutors, and lesser regulatory authorities may not be sufficiently independent enough from the political process to be able to independently investigate officials with top political connections.
Journalists, lobbyists, regulators, and politicians intermingled last week-end at the 2015 Inner Circle Show, joining in a free-for-all that cast aside professional independence as New York state confronts a public corruption crisis.
Councilmember Ritchie Torres has come a long way for such a young elected official. However, he has more maturing to do, before he can act like the leader that taxpayers and NYCHA tenants expect him to be.
With record unaffordability in housing and record homelessness, Mayor Bill de Blasio supports turning over NYCHA public housing to real estate speculators.
Before New York City becomes any more ungovernable, Mayor Bill de Blasio must fire NYPD Commissioner William Bratton.
The raging public debate about how New York City's district attorneys do not justly investigate or prosecute police corruption should be enlarged to include their failure to pursue cases of political corruption.