Common Cause http://wrvo.org en Group urges anti-corruption commission to probe Big Pharma campaign donations http://wrvo.org/post/group-urges-anti-corruption-commission-probe-big-pharma-campaign-donations <p></p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:05:28 +0000 Karen DeWitt 46318 at http://wrvo.org Group urges anti-corruption commission to probe Big Pharma campaign donations Second hearing Tuesday for Moreland corruption commission http://wrvo.org/post/second-hearing-tuesday-moreland-corruption-commission <p></p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 11:19:46 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44556 at http://wrvo.org Corruption hearings continue in Moreland Act Commission meeting http://wrvo.org/post/corruption-hearings-continue-moreland-act-commission-meeting <p></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 10:47:27 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44388 at http://wrvo.org Ban on campaign contributions by gambling organizations was removed from legislation http://wrvo.org/post/ban-campaign-contributions-gambling-organizations-was-removed-legislation <p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 13:06:16 +0000 Karen DeWitt 40151 at http://wrvo.org New disclosure rules won't include past donors http://wrvo.org/post/new-disclosure-rules-wont-include-past-donors <p>A New York state ethics board has ruled that lobby groups, including one closely allied with Governor Andrew Cuomo, will not have to retroactively disclose their donors. The proposed new regulations will require that in the future, contributions of over $5000 for the Committee to Save New York and other groups will have to be made public.<br />&nbsp; Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:51:07 +0000 Karen DeWitt 23488 at http://wrvo.org Promise of transparency plagues Governor Cuomo http://wrvo.org/post/promise-transparency-plagues-governor-cuomo <p>Governor Andrew Cuomo began his term in office promising that he would run one of the most transparent and open governments in New York state history. But, eighteen months into his term, news stories relating to Cuomo&#39;s perceived lack of transparency in government have proliferated.<br /> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:49:43 +0000 Karen DeWitt 23435 at http://wrvo.org State Senate forum questions status of big business advocacy group http://wrvo.org/post/state-senate-forum-questions-status-big-business-advocacy-group <p>A hearing by New York Senate Democrats explored the influence of the controversial lobby group known as ALEC in New York State. Those who testified say more light needs to shine on the secretive group and even urged the state ethics commission to start an investigation. Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:19:45 +0000 Karen DeWitt 20927 at http://wrvo.org