Sunday, July 24, 2011

Patronage Pig Vito Lopez Get Money From the Council Even As He Violates the Law

Vito Lopez Uses Government Funds to Run His Machine

Bribing Vito

Vito Lopez group didn't file proper papers for pork(NYDN)

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has slapped the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council for failing to comply with public disclosure laws. That prevents the organization from collecting money Council members set aside for the group in next year's budget. Brooklyn Councilman Erik Martin-Dilan also earmarked $3 million for the organization's capital needs, while Domenic Recchia set aside $750,000 in capital funds for the group.(NYDN) * City Council Approves $36.4 Million for Earmarks(NYT) * New fees as council OKs $66B budget(NYP)
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