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New York

New York’s Constitutional Convention Fails and Democrats Win NYC and Buffalo

New York JCOPE to Hold Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Regulations

Gov. Cuomo May Call a Special Session

JCOPE To Have Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Regulations

Airbnb, Opponents to File Dueling Lawsuits in New York

New York Special Session Adjourns

Two New Commissioners Appointed to JCOPE

New York Special Election to be Held on May 23

Cuomo Delivers State of New York Address

NY A.G. Schneiderman to Hold Off Enforcing Donor Disclosure Requirements

New York Sued Over New Disclosure Laws

Chairman of JCOPE Steps Down

NY Gov. Wants Special Session For Ethic Reforms

Gov. Cuomo to Address Ethics Concerns

Contribution Limit Legislation On the Horizon for New York City, NY

New York City, NY Clarifies Definition of Lobbying for Builders

New York City Campaign Finance Board Chairwoman to Step Down

JCOPE Staff Releases Set of Proposed Regulations

Nassau County, NY Special Election to Fill County Legislator Seat

New York City Board Proposes New Campaign Finance Rules

NYC Campaign Finance Board Launches Interactive Contributions Map

New York Assembly Candidate’s Death May Create Vacancy

Governor Signs New York Ethics Reform Bill

New York JCOPE Investigation Could Impact Lobbying Disclosure

JCOPE Extends Lobbyist Amnesty Program

JCOPE Passes Regulations in Anticipation of Senate Bill 8160

Jurisdiction Added to our Website

Suffolk County, NY Committee Delays Campaign Finance Measure from November Ballot Appearance

New York Bill Proposes Giving Limits

New York Lobbying Groups May Face Increased Disclosure

Albany County, NY Ethics Commission Names New Chair

New York Governor, Legislature Announce Five-Point Ethics Reform Plan

New York Assembly Adjourns Sine Die

New York Legislature Returns to Review Ethics Reform Initiative

New York Lawmakers Call for Overturn of Citizens United

New York Governor Pushes for PAC Reforms

New York Senator Seeks Transparency in LLC Contributions

New Ethics Reform Plan Introduced in New York Legislature

Rochester Ethics Board Seeks Appointment Reforms

New York Governor Seeks to Close Fundraising Loophole

New York’s JCOPE Budgets to Defend Regulation

New York Constitutional Amendment Proposed to Address Corruption

New York Bill Aims to Curb Corporate Campaign Contributions

New York Representative Seeks Ethics Reform

Nassau County, NY Implements Disclosure Requirements

Harsher Penalties Proposed for New York Election Law Violations

NYC to Consider Campaign Finance Reforms

NY’s JCOPE Confirms Resignation of Two Commissioners

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Names New Executive Director

NY Campaign Finance Lawsuit Dismissed

Advisory Opinion Challenged in New York

Monday News Roundup

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Releases New Advisory Opinion on Political Contributions

New York Legislative Ethics Commission Fines Former Assemblyman $100,000

Roundtable Scheduled and Comment Period Extended for Advisory Opinion Regarding Lobbying and Social Media

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Releases New Advisory Opinion

New Public Transparency Website Launched in New York

New York City Council Speaker Fined for Campaign Finance Violations

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Formally Accuses Former Assemblyman of Misconduct

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Seeking Public Comment

Special Elections Set for April 19 in New York

Former New York Senate Leader Found Guilty of Public Corruption

Additional Information Released for Upcoming NY Amnesty Program

Former New York Assembly Speaker Found Guilty of Taking Illegal Kickbacks and Bribes

New York City Councilwoman Announces Resignation

New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics Seeking Public Comment

NY Assembly Candidate Who Lost Election Arrested for Failing to File Campaign Financing Reports

Public Comments Sought by New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics

New Campaign Finance Legislation Introduced in New York City

New York City Lobbying Rules Are Replaced

JCOPE Approves Amnesty Program

Feldman to Head NY Assembly’s Office of Ethics and Compliance

New York State Rep. Under Investigation by Ethics Panel

NY Senator John Sampson Convicted of Felony

NY Senate Deputy Majority Leader Libous Convicted of Felony

Lawsuit Filed Challenging New York’s ‘LLC Loophole’

Executive Director of NY’s JCOPE Resigns

Proposed Rules to New York City’s Lobbying Law

NY State Assembly Ends 2015 Session

Suffolk County Legislature Passes Lobbying Resolution

NY Senate Majority Leader Resigns after His Arrest

Change to New York Legislative Law Now in Effect

NY State Budget Includes Expansion of Lobbying Law

NY Gov. Sets Date for Special Election: May 5, 2015

NY Gov. Cuomo Ordered to Call Special Election

NY’s JCOPE Issues Report, Recommendations for Statewide Ethics Reform

Federal Lawsuit Against NY Gov. Cuomo Calling for Special Election

New Speaker Elected in the New York State Assembly

Senate Bill 2505 Takes Aim at New York Lobbying, Pay-to-Play

Sheldon Silver Resigns as Speaker of NY State Assembly

Speaker of NY Assembly Sheldon Silver Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

New Regs from NYC Campaign Finance Board Effective 1/20/15

Hacking Attempt Against NYC Campaign Finance Board’s Email System

NYC Campaign Finance Board Approves Rules Related to Text Message Contributions

NYC Campaign Finance Board Proposes Rules on Contributions by Text Message

Online Ethics Training for Lobbyists Now Available from NY’s JCOPE

Suffolk County, NY Considers Amending Its Lobbying Law

NYT Declines to Endorse Cuomo in Primary

NY City Council Considers More Disclosure Requirements for Independent Spenders

Decision of NY’s JCOPE to Deny Donor Disclosure Exemption Reversed on Appeal