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Inside Moreland: Documents Reveal Details of Lawmakers' Campaign Spending

cityandstateny.com — State Sen. George Maziarz shelled out more than $140,000 in campaign funds over a six-year period without identifying what exactly he purchased, according to an investigation by the now defunct Moreland Commission on Public Corruption-by far the most of any state lawmaker. State Sen.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @jonathanlentz: And a look back at what the Moreland Commission actually turned up by investigating state lawmakers cityandstateny.com/2/75/inside-mo…

Jul 23, 2014

RT @jonathanlentz: And a look back at what the Moreland Commission actually turned up by investigating state lawmakers cityandstateny.com/2/75/inside-mo…

Jul 23, 2014

And a look back at what the Moreland Commission actually turned up by investigating state lawmakers cityandstateny.com/2/75/inside-mo…

Top Brooklyn Democrat Backs Indicted State Senator's Reelection Bid

cityandstateny.com — State Sen. John Sampson's political future has looked bleak ever since he was indicted on multiple federal corruption charges, but a powerful segment of the Brooklyn Democratic establishment is doing all it can to keep him in office.
Jul 23, 2014

Frank Seddio sticking with embattled Sen. John Sampson; challenges Smitherman petitions: cityandstateny.com/2/75/campaigns… via @jonathanlentz

Jul 23, 2014

So much for faux reform. Looks like the "new" Bklyn Dem party same as the old. Hey, @LincolnRestler & @newkingsdems? goo.gl/yUDhwT

Jul 23, 2014

Seddio on Sampson: “I can’t imagine walking away from a man...who has done a wonderful job as a state senator” cityandstateny.com/2/75/campaigns…

Jul 23, 2014

Brooklyn Dem Committee chair backs indicted Sen. John Sampson, challenge of @dellsmitherman's petitions cityandstateny.com/2/75/campaigns…

De Blasio's Trip To Italy Gets Ink, But Impellitteri's Was A Sensation

cityandstateny.com — When New York City Mayor Vincent Impellitteri's plane touched down at Ciampino Airport in 1951, he was met by tens of thousands of Italians, who lined the streets hoping to catch a glimpse of the visiting dignitary. On Mayor de Blasio's recent first day in Rome, dozens of onlookers and some paparazzi greeted him.
Jul 23, 2014

RT @morganpehme: A well written, fascinating comparison of de Blasio's Italy trip with Mayor Impellitteri's in 1951, via @mahoneyw: goo.gl/2F8RFI

Jul 23, 2014

A well written, fascinating comparison of de Blasio's Italy trip with Mayor Impellitteri's in 1951, via @mahoneyw: goo.gl/2F8RFI

GOP's Boyle to Face Only Token Senate Challenge

cityandstateny.com — The state Senate Republicans, who hold all nine seats on Long Island, must withstand several serious threats during the fall elections to maintain their regional dominance. But at least one potential tossup seat, the Suffolk County district represented by Republican state Sen. Phil Boyle, is likely to be virtually uncontested.