all stories tagged "corruption"
Two new reports on state government corruption and digital transparency give New York and New Jersey very different scores. What really counts as transparent?VIDEO
In "Russian Transport," an immigrant family in Brooklyn runs into trouble when a visiting uncle engages in shady business. The playwright argues that struggling to eek out an honest life is a challenge many immigrants face.
Does NYC need an independent agency to oversee the scandal-scarred NYPD? MetroFocus looked at the effects these watchdogs have had on other cities.VIDEO
Cuomo's ethics commission was supposed to be fighting corruption and bringing transparency to the capital by now, but we just found out who's on it. And the appointments are raising some eyebrows.VIDEO
Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. allegedly collected a bribe from an undercover FBI agent at a Brooklyn fundraiser but he claimed expenses in Albany that day. The Capitol reports.
The role of private firms in developing city policy has expanded. Have accountability and transparency kept pace?
In 2009, Bronx Councilman Larry Seabrook was indicted for allegedly bilking taxpayer-funded nonprofits. As his long-awaited trial begins, the time to find his successor may have finally arrived.