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The state ethics panel stepped into more controversy Wednesday.
The panel, known as the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE), surprised no one when it hired an ex-Cuomo aide to be its new director, Letizia Tagliafierro. The decision came after some non-Cuomo appointees on the board asked to do a national search for a new director.
Immediately after the vote, Ellen Yaroshefsky, the...Read more »