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 [...]

Comptroller John Liu

Liu campaign woes worsen with $527,400 in sign fines

Posted by Joe Anuta in Attorney General, City Comptroller, City Offices, Statewide Offices on November 10, 2011 | No Comments

This was probably not the kind of publicity City Comptroller John Liu had hoped for. The aspiring mayor is facing both a fine for a previous campaign and an accusation of malfeasance surrounding his current one. Late last month he announced that he had retained former state Attorney General Robert Abrams to audit his yet-unregistered [...]