Cuomo Sees NY Corruption Busts As Opportunity For Reform

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 2:11 PM EDT) -- Last week's arrests of elected officials and party leaders on federal corruption charges gives New York state the chance to fix its campaign finance laws — and to give state prosecutors better tools to bring their own cases, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.

The Democratic governor told WCNY radio that the arrests of Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith, Democratic Assemblyman Eric Stevenson and Republican New York City Councilman Dan Halloran — among others — on bribery and conspiracy charges could be the impetus that leads to...
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