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Cuomo said to rein in Moreland Commission


NY Times 
by Jesse McKindley & Thomas Kaplan, Oct. 8, 2013

ALBANY — When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo created the Commission to Investigate Public
Corruption in early July, he promised a muscular response to bad behavior by legislators that included allegations of bribe taking, favor trading and embezzlement.  But three months later, according to people familiar with the commission’s work, the effort to investigate corruption in Albany is burdened by resistance from the Legislature, which has refused requests for
information about lawmakers’ outside income, and by unexpected involvement by the governor’s office, which has leaned on the commission to limit the scope of its investigations.
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The next Moreland Commission meeting in Manhattan will be October 29th - the day after the monthly R3 meeting.  Come to both!