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City Lawyers Demand de Blasio Pay $474K for Personal Police Detail, Warning of ‘Imperial Mayoralty’

Accusing Bill de Blasio of concocting a “chilling vision of an imperial mayoralty,” the city Conflicts of Interest Board has asked a state judge to throw out the former mayor’s challenge to the six-figure bill it leveled against him for the travel costs he charged to city taxpayers in his quixotic campaign for president. In […]

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Hochul Ready to Rev Up Ethics Overhaul to Clean Up After Cuomo, Senate Ally Says

Gov. Kathy Hochul plans to overhaul the state government’s ethics agency as she runs for election and tries to distance herself from scandal-wrecked former governor Andrew Cuomo, THE CITY has learned. State Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) said she’s been working with Hochul’s office to revamp the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) — an effort […]