Between 2011 and 2013, the state Board of Elections made 164 referrals to district attorneys across the state for excessive corporate campaign contributions. Not a single prosecution resulted, however, prompting the board to stop sending referrals. Meanwhile, corporations continue to regularly make contributions in excess of the $5,000 annual limit.
Campaign finance package agreed to with Legislature off to a weak start.
A charged standoff with HUD over housing segregation has cost the county, and the candidate for governor isn’t backing down
Homeless shelter operator Isaac Leshinsky holds $168 million in city contracts — and his operation is about to get one more
The New York World’s 2014 legislative session tracker follows the progress of some of the highest-stakes measures under consideration in Albany this session — and facing tough odds against passage
Two Queens publications gave editorial-page nods to candidates who hired in-house election-services company
Barnes & Noble founder Leonard Riggio exceeded Campaign Finance Board limit more than tenfold
As new speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito takes the helm, financial disclosures reveal the baggage and benefits 51 members bring to public service