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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Ferreras-Copeland fined $6,000 for campaign finance violations made by her 2013 political committee

Ferreras-Copeland fined $6,000 for campaign finance violations made by her 2013 political committee

The 2013 election committee of Queens Councilmember Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, who is said to be one of the leading contenders to become the next New York City Council speaker, was fined nearly $6,000 for eight different findings of campaign finance violations.

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