Conflicts of Interest

Thousands of private and public sector employees can’t work because of a vaccine mandate, but for the city’s sports and nightlife celebs, it’s game on.
The mayor’s son has gone from starring in campaign ads to working on glowing taxpayer-funded videos boosting the de Blasio legacy. The younger de Blasio isn’t getting paid — but his former Yale classmate is.
The mayor called Douglaston Development about contributing to his now-shuttered nonprofit after the firm notched land and financing from the city.
The historic hotel’s owners helped raise $57,400 for the mayor’s presidential campaign and PACs while trying for approval of overhaul tenants oppose.
Newly uncensored portions of a Department of Investigation report reveal that de Blasio phoned a developer who got land and financing from City Hall.
City officials now can be penalized for raising money for city-tied nonprofits from people with pending city business, under new conflict rules.
Good government groups also asked the Conflicts of Interest Board to declare whether Mayor de Blasio violated rules in wake of THE CITY’s reporting.
A day after THE CITY revealed a report finding the mayor violated conflict rules amid warnings, state officials said their investigation isn’t over.
De Blasio solicited donations from individuals seeking tax breaks, deed transfers and other favors from his administration, according to a DOI report.
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