NY Times on Moreland Commission Report, Legalized Bribery


The Times editorial page has covered the Moreland Commission’s initial report on the pay-to-play culture in Albany:

The panel deputized this summer to investigate corruption in Albany released its first report this week. It is, quite properly, scathing — a damning list of the ways that New York State politicians twist, abuse and sometimes break the law to enjoy the fruits of a pay-to-play government where “large donors set the legislative agenda.” The 25-member panel — The Commission to Investigate Public Corruption — has done New Yorkers a great service. It has provided one of the best guidebooks for reforming Albany’s corrosive culture in many decades.

Read the entire editorial here.