“With our state’s future on the line, our hardworking families need a government they can trust and depend on.”
– Assemblymember Bronson
Bronson-backed measures will increase transparency and accountability in Albany

In addition, Bronson supported the Assembly’s sixth annual Sunshine Week package, to bring more openness to state government. The bills would:

Public Integrity Reform Act (A.8301)

Strengthens ethics oversight

The Assembly’s legislation creates an independent commission to investigate wrongdoing, ensure compliance with financial disclosure requirements and oversee lobbyists while holding them to higher standards.

Increases disclosure of outside income and conflicts of interest

Public officials with outside employment will be required to disclose the names of clients who have business with the state. In addition, public officials will have to publicly disclose their other income.

Cuts pensions from officials convicted of felonies

Public officials convicted of a felony related to their office will face the loss of their pension benefits.

Assemblymember Harry B. Bronson