New York State Attorney General's Office http://wamc.org en NY Legislature Corruption Probe Challenged http://wamc.org/post/ny-legislature-corruption-probe-challenged <p>As New York's Legislature prepares to pass into law late-session deals with Governor Andrew Cuomo, two of the biggest measures are being questioned.</p><p>Cuomo said Wednesday he'll create a panel under the state's powerful Moreland Act to investigate lawmakers because of the latest string of corruption cases.</p><p>But academic and former Assemblyman Richard Brodsky says Thursday the law doesn't allow the executive branch to directly investigate another branch.</p><p>Cuomo says he can avoid that prohibition by investigating through the Board of Elections.</p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 12:13:02 +0000 Jaired Crofut 67561 at http://wamc.org NY Legislature Corruption Probe Challenged Sullivan Board of Elections, AG Spanish language materials agreement http://wamc.org/post/sullivan-board-elections-ag-spanish-language-materials-agreement <p>MONTICELLO – The Sullivan County Board of Elections and the State Attorney General’s Office have finalized an agreement for the board to provide Spanish language materials and access on and before Election Day.</p><p>The board began offering the bilingual services last August and had Spanish language ballots available for those voters in need of them last November.</p><p>Republican Elections Commissioner Rodney Gaebel said on Wednesday the county must, among other things, provide Spanish speaking poll watchers on Election Day.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:40:26 +0000 Hank Gross 59831 at http://wamc.org Sullivan Board of Elections, AG Spanish language materials agreement