Conflicts of Interest Board fines Queens Public Administrator in latest controversy at county office

Conflicts of Interest Board fines Queens Public Administrator in latest controversy at county office

Lois Rosenblatt, the Queens County Public Administrator, was fined $3,000 by the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board for hiring and giving a salary increase to a woman, who became engaged to her son during her employment.

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de Blasio will consider options to override or negotiate COIB guidance of legal defense fund donation caps

de Blasio will consider options to override or negotiate COIB guidance of legal defense fund donation caps

Within hours of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board undermining Mayor Bill de Blasio's plans for a big money legal defense fund, the mayor announced he would consider changing the law to override the ethics panel

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WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

Three top New York Police Department officers agreed to each pay fines of $1,500 to settle violations for having accepted gifts in the form of meals paid for by Thomas Galante, the former president of the Queens Borough Public Library.

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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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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance mum on spree of Community Board misconduct

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance mum on spree of Community Board misconduct

The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr., refused to comment as to whether the pattern of conflicts of interest at Manhattan Community Board 2 merited a larger probe.

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Conflicts board fines second Manhattan Community Board 2 member over free Soho House membership

Conflicts board fines second Manhattan Community Board 2 member over free Soho House membership

A second member of Manhattan's Community Board 2, John Sweeney, has been fined by the city's Conflict of Interest Board for having received a free membership from the SoHo House while the exclusive club had business before the board.

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