Governor Mario Cuomo formed the New York State Commission on Government Integrity in 1987. Acting under an extraordinary mandate, the Commission of seven private citizens pursued a wide-ranging agenda of subjects from campaign financing and judicial selection to ethics training and whistleblowing protection. In many publicized hearings, it exposed abuses and legal loopholes in the system and documented the need for a major overhaul of state laws, regulations, and procedures.Technical staff at HRA estimated that elevator maintenance work costs the City three to four times as much as such work costs the private sector.51 Installers of burglar and fire alarms told Commission staff that aquot;City work goes for a premiumanbsp;...
|Title||:||Government Ethics Reform for the 1990s|
|Author||:||Bruce A. Green|
|Publisher||:||Fordham Univ Press - 1991-01-01|