NY Anti-Graft Team To Disappear With A 'Cynical Whimper'

By Pete Brush (April 3, 2014, 7:52 PM EDT) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's anti-graft task force is set to disband, and while it moved the needle slightly on campaign finance and bribery enforcement, legal experts said Thursday its abrupt disappearance leaves the state far short on proposals to fix how grand juries work and close loopholes allowing campaign money to flow through corporate entities.

As part of a $138 billion budget deal for 2015, those pushing for better anti-corruption policies get a stronger bribery statute and a new law against corrupting the government. But, as part of an apparent backroom deal, Cuomo will pull the plug on his Moreland...

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