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Capital Corruption

Capital Corruption

Albany is abuzz with calls to clamp down on corruption. But federal prosecutors, some lawmakers in the nearly powerless minority parties, and good-government advocates say New Yorkers won't see the big, transformative reforms that could finally clean up the capital  after decades of scandals. For example, recent polls show that more than 80 percent of New York voters want term limits and generous pensions eliminated for politicians who are convicted of crimes. But neither of those is being seriously considered.

 

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