Amid Cuomo book scandal, ethics agency beefs up review of outside income.
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The Joint Commission on Public Ethics is changing its rules in the wake of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s book deal controversy.SOURCE – NYPOST.COM
- The state’s ethics agency tightened its rule for scrutinizing the outside income deals of statewide elected officials after being criticized for mishandling Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s controversial $4 million book contract.
- The Joint Commission on Public Ethics had delegated the authority to its staff to review and sign off on the terms of Cuomo’s memoir — “American Crisis: Leadership Lessons from the COVID-10 Pandemic.”