In pre-holiday letter to the FEC, the mayor’s camp concedes blowing deadline on $123K reimbursement for presidential polling, but denies breaking law.
For the second time in four days, the feds ask sharp questions about mayor’s unorthodox sharing of campaign money among multiple committees.
The mayor’s federal Fairness PAC may have violated the law by accepting a $123,000 donation from his presidential campaign.
The mayor’s unorthodox PACs, which helped fuel his run, drew new FEC scrutiny Friday. The PACs — and questions dogging de Blasio — aren’t going away.
A nonpartisan watchdog group cites THE CITY’s reporting in FEC complaint charging the mayor flouted federal campaign donation and spending rules.
The mayor’s federal and state political action committees have spent nearly $1.2 million — but only $200,000 went to other candidates or committees.
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.
The video was paid for by a state PAC the mayor used for fundraising and spending before his presidential run — an approach that’s raised questions.
The mayor’s team set up the committee to help Democrats win election in New York. But it helped in the run-up to his campaign, records show.
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.
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Mayor de Blasio’s Fairness PAC says it vets donors to eliminate anyone doing business with City Hall. But THE CITY found multiple potential conflicts.
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