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New York State Legislature Passes Bill to Allow Certain Not-for-Profit Entities to Make Collaborative Purchasing Agreements with Counties

Albany, NY – Both houses of the New York State Legislature passed a bill (A3292/S2243) yesterday that allows certain not-for-profit entities that provide essential county services to engage in...

June 15, 2016
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Galef Applauds Governor’s Ethics Efforts but Calls into Question Political Consultant Measure

Albany, NY – New York State Assemblywoman Sandy Galef (D-Westchester) applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo for renewing his commitment to meaningful ethics reform during his address at Fordham Law School yesterday. She announced that she will likely...

June 9, 2016
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“Speak Out” with Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Details the State’s New Paid Family Leave Law

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef speaks with Eric Williams, who works as the Campaign Director of the New York Paid Family Leave Campaign about the new Paid Family Leave provision in the enacted 2016-2017 New York State Budget on her television program,...

June 8, 2016
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Assemblywoman Galef & Senator Valesky Promoting Legislation to Stop Bait and Switch Practices in Establishing Political Parties in New York

With election season upon us once again, candidates will soon be circulating petitions for support, and working to make it onto the party ballot in November. However, concerns have been raised regarding the apparent use of bait-and-switch practices...

June 7, 2016
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Elected Officials from State, County, City, and Town Governments Say “Less Talk, More Action”: Demand Common Sense Ethics Reform to Fight Political Corruption

New York, NY – Political corruption has an uncanny ability to find its way into every hallowed hall of governance, but a group of key lawmakers from various levels of government are adamantly trying to stop it. Standing on the steps of City Hall in...

June 3, 2016
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