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It’s time to pursue serious ethics reform in state Legislature

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The time is ripe again, as it is every spring in Albany, for a New York state ethics overhaul. Every spring season, since at least the days of DeWitt Clinton, the state government has needed an ethical housecleaning. No Hercules, though, ever comes forth to clean out the Augean stables in New York state government. The most recent arrests of key legislators on corruption charges underscore once again the need for some kind of effective ...


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Phils2008
April 22, 2013
5:48 a.m.

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Democrats are crooks thieves and liars. They have no ethics to reform.

cidbil
April 22, 2013
7 a.m.

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And Republicans are truthful, honest, and ethically pure....yeah right.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

Phils2008
April 23, 2013
5:28 a.m.

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Your opinion cidbil is based on Rinos that try to be liked by liberals. The ones that jump in bed with Democrats are as you imply just like them.

cidbil
April 23, 2013
7:11 a.m.

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My opinion is based on hearing the same crap from all sides for the last 66 years. Democrat, Republican, Liberal, Conservative, Libertarian, Progressive, Rino, the list goes on and on, call them what you'd like. In the end I call bullcrap on all sides. Honest and ethical(insert political affiliation here) is an oxymoron of the highest degree.

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