Albany Seeks To Clean Own Ethical house

New York’s Senate and Assembly say they are making a priority of tightening ethics rules, as a review of rules now in place shows they’re too weak to prevent lawmakers from using state employees, time and resources on private ventures.

NY Jury Convicts Bruno On 2 Of 8 Charges

A federal jury found former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno guilty on two counts of corruption and not guilty on five others after a landmark trial that exposed Albany’s practice of influence peddling by lawmakers.