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The Center for Judicial Accountability filed a lawsuit challenging the validity of the New York Ethics Commission Reform Act of 2022. The act was passed as part of the state’s budget bill and would replace the Joint Commission on Public […]

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June 7, 2022  •  

New York Special Election Scheduled

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New York Gov. Hochul announced a special election for U.S. Congressional Districts 19 and 23 to be held on August 23. The District 19 seat became vacant when Rep. Antonio Delgado resigned to serve as lieutenant governor, and the District […]

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The New York General Assembly adjourned sine die on Saturday, June 4. Lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 09006 replacing the Joint Commission on Public Ethics with a new Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government effective July 8. The Commission on […]

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New York Rep. Tom Reed announced his retirement from Congress seven months before his final term was set to conclude. His resignation comes after the congressman faced allegations of sexual misconduct. Rep. Antonio Delgado is also expected to resign to […]

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April 27, 2022  •  

New York Court Postpones Primaries

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The New York State Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, issued a ruling invalidating the state’s new congressional and state senate districts due to gerrymandering. The ruling will result in the congressional and state senate district primaries being moved […]

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Assembly Bill 09006C was signed by New York Gov. Hochul and replaces the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) with a new Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government effective July 8. The substantive law enforced by the ethics body […]

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April 12, 2022  •  

New York Special Election Scheduled

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New York Gov. Hochul announced a special election for Assembly District 58 to be held on May 24. The seat became vacant when Rep. Nick Perry was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the ambassador to Jamaica. The winner of […]

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Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was arrested today on a federal bribery conspiracy charge in connection with a scheme to direct fraudulent contributions to one of his prior campaigns. The scheme was reportedly designed to help Benjamin receive matching funds from […]

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The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) announced it expects the online filing system to be back online by March 11. JCOPE’s online system has been down since February 21 following a malicious cyberattack. All filings due during […]

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February 28, 2022  •  

New York Special Election Scheduled

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New York Gov. Hochul announced a special election for Assembly District 20 to be held on April 7. The seat became vacant when Rep. Melissa Miller resigned to join the Hempstead Town Board. The winner of the special election will […]

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February 28, 2022  •  

Cyberattack on New York’s JCOPE

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A malicious cyberattack targeted the New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) last week, resulting in an outage of the Lobbying Application, the online filing portal for lobbyists. The online system will remain down until JCOPE is confident it […]

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February 11, 2022  •  

New York Special Election Scheduled

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New York Gov. Hochul announced a special election for Assembly District 43 to be held on March 22. The seat became vacant when Rep. Diana Richardson resigned to serve as Brooklyn Deputy Borough President. The winner of the special election […]

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February 11, 2022  •  

Representative Resigns from New York House

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Rep. Melissa Miller announced her resignation from the New York Legislature. Miller is stepping down in order to accept a position on the Hempstead Town Board. A special election is expected to be called to fill the vacant Assembly District […]

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January 10, 2022  •  

New York Special Elections Scheduled

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New York Gov. Hochul announced special elections for February 15 to fill vacancies in Assembly District 60 and 72. The seats became vacant when former Assembly members Charles Barron and Carmen De La Rosa began serving on the New York […]

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