Daniel Horwitz http://wamc.org en Cuomo Appoints New Head For Troubled Ethics Board http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-appoints-new-head-troubled-ethics-board <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is replacing the chairwoman of the state ethics board he created more than a year ago with a lawyer who once represented Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff.</p><p>Cuomo says lawyer Daniel Horwitz, a former assistant district attorney in Manhattan, will take over from Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore as head of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics.</p><p>Cuomo says DiFiore is being replaced because she's running for re-election as Westchester's top prosecutor.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:56:54 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62879 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Appoints New Head For Troubled Ethics Board