money in politics and New York

The co-chair of the Moreland Commission set up to investigate campaign finance issues in New York, William Fitzpatrick, is a Republican, fiscal conservative, and a recent convert to public financing. Fitzpatrick stated, “If the money's not there, I'm inclined not to spend it. But in reality, based...
Credit: Flickr/PatjaAlbany is often considered the poster-child for shady governance. It's been called "a swamp of intrigue and corruption" among other things. There's now a legitimate chance to change all of that in one fell swoop. An impressive and ambitious coalition of civic groups, former...
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