Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe

New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey and law enforcement officials have been emphasizing drunk driving prevention ahead of New Year’s Eve. But the Rockland County district attorney says the state needs to do more about another type of impaired driving.

Rockland County District Attorney's Office

On July 2, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of the “Commission to Investigate Public Corruption” under the Moreland Act. The commission’s first meeting is today. Of the 25 members appointed, one is from the Hudson Valley. Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

Rockland County District Attorney's Office

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced legislation that would better enable prosecutors crack down on public corruption. The proposal comes following two federal political corruption cases last week involving elected officials in New York.