A Binghamton Assemblywoman who is on the Cuomo’s Administration’s hydro fracking advisory panel is asking for a do over of an ongoing heath review, saying the secretive process has compromised public confidence.
News reports in recent days portray New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission on corruption as possibly going off the rails. Government reform groups say they are concerned and want some answers.
While the focus has been on the partial federal government shut down, another important piece of legislation, the federal Farm Bill, has also expired. New York’s lead lobbyist for farmers is in Washington meeting with congressional representatives and their staffs trying to figure out what to do next.
The second public hearing held by New York Governor Cuomo’s commission to probe public corruption featured testimony from long time government reform groups. Many brought more evidence that they say shows potential corruption involving money and politics.
The second hearing by New York Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission on corruption in the legislature will be held Tuesday evening in Albany. Government reform groups are scheduled to testify, and some say the commission should also be looking at some of the campaign contributions to the Governor himself.