Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mark-Viverito mum about de Blasio confidentiality agreements, even as watchdog attorney calls them "obstruction"

Mayor Bill de Blasio's reported order that City Hall staffers execute rushed confidentiality agreements does not apparently worry New York Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, even as civic attorney Norman Siegel has described their use as "maybe even obstruction."

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Unwinding the Campaign for One New York may not quash conflicts and campaign finance investigations

Unwinding the Campaign for One New York may not quash conflicts and campaign finance investigations

That Mayor Bill de Blasio ordered the closure of the Campaign for One New York after its activities had triggered law enforcement interest, the nonprofit lobbying group's shuttering may not put an end to investigations into alleged violations of each of the City Charter and municipal campaign finance regulations.

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Schneiderman, Bharara mum on ProPublica 421-a investigations [Updated]

Schneiderman, Bharara mum on ProPublica 421-a investigations [Updated]

The offices of State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara are mum in response to investigations by ProPublica showing that 421-a landlords are exploiting tenants and violating rent regulations.

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