New York State Board of Elections http://wrvo.org en Anti-corruption panel ends following ethics reform deal http://wrvo.org/post/anti-corruption-panel-ends-following-ethics-reform-deal <p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:50:33 +0000 Karen DeWitt 53688 at http://wrvo.org Reform groups focus on state Board of Elections http://wrvo.org/post/reform-groups-focus-state-board-elections <p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:46:24 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48326 at http://wrvo.org Moreland Commission recommends public campaign financing, other reforms http://wrvo.org/post/moreland-commission-recommends-public-campaign-financing-other-reforms <p></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:40:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 47985 at http://wrvo.org Moreland Commission recommends public campaign financing, other reforms State Board of Elections officials grilled at corruption commission hearing http://wrvo.org/post/state-board-elections-officials-grilled-corruption-commission-hearing <p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:11:20 +0000 Karen DeWitt 46381 at http://wrvo.org State Supreme Court rejects casino wording suit http://wrvo.org/post/state-supreme-court-rejects-casino-wording-suit <p>A state Supreme Court judge threw out a lawsuit challenging the wording of a November ballot amendment to expand gambling in New York. Opponents say they will appeal.<br /><br />Judge Richard Platkin rejected a challenge from a Brooklyn attorney who said the wording of the November ballot amendment, to allow up to seven new gambling casinos in New York, is biased.<br /> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 10:57:31 +0000 Karen DeWitt 45756 at http://wrvo.org State Supreme Court rejects casino wording suit Judge will rule on casino amendment challenge http://wrvo.org/post/judge-will-rule-casino-amendment-challenge <p>A state Supreme Court judge heard arguments Friday in regards to whether the state Board of Elections should change the wording of a casino gambling amendment that critics say improperly advocates for the measure&rsquo;s passage.<br /> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:50:04 +0000 Karen DeWitt 45605 at http://wrvo.org Judge will rule on casino amendment challenge Coalition promotes casino amendment, as judge set to hear lawsuit http://wrvo.org/post/coalition-promotes-casino-amendment-judge-set-hear-lawsuit <p></p><p>The push for passage of a ballot amendment to allow up to seven new gambling casinos in New York has begun. A coalition of business leaders, labor unions, and local elected officials are holding press conferences across the state. They expect to run some TV ads, as well.</p><p>The name of the coalition says nothing about gambling casinos -- instead it&rsquo;s called New York Jobs Now. Business Council President Heather Briccetti said the new resort-style casinos proposed will bring employment to economically depressed areas.</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:46:12 +0000 Karen DeWitt 45475 at http://wrvo.org 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 Cuomo says announcement of commission to look into campaign donations imminent http://wrvo.org/post/cuomo-says-announcement-commission-look-campaign-donations-imminent <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he will be announcing his Moreland Act commission to investigate the campaign donation filings of the legislature in the “immediate future.”<br><br>Cuomo failed to get lawmakers to agree on a package of campaign finance reforms in the just-completed legislative session, and says he will now appoint a commission under the powers of the state’s Moreland Act, to investigate campaign filings at the State Board of Elections. The governor says in the end, it might even work out better.<br> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 13:35:34 +0000 Karen DeWitt 40202 at http://wrvo.org Board of Elections reform discussed in Albany http://wrvo.org/post/board-elections-reform-discussed-albany <p>Anti-corruption proposals are proliferating in Albany, following two high-profile bribery scandals. Some of them focus on the long-neglected New York State Board of Elections, which hasn’t even had an investigator on staff in over a year. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 09:52:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 36511 at http://wrvo.org