Liu campaign staffer arrested on illegal fund-raising charges

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Comptroller, City Offices on March 1, 2012 | No Comments

A campaign staffer for city Comptroller John Liu was arrested Tuesday afternoon, making her the second person associated with Liu’s mayoral campaign to be charged by federal officials in connection with questionable donations, according to court documents. Jia “Jenny” Hou, 25, was charged with wire fraud and obstruction of justice for her alleged role in [...]


City gives Crowley pass on ’09 campaign fines

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in City Council, City Offices, District 30 on February 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s (D-Middle Village) campaign account was assessed four violations last Thursday by the city Campaign Finance Board, but she was not ordered to pay any fines. Although Crowley’s campaign was also ordered to give back the more than $8,700 left in her campaign account, the reason has nothing to do with the [...]