Mayor De Blasio Addresses Annual Ethics Conference

On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, the Center for New York City Law, at New York Law School hosted the Twentieth Annual Seminar on Ethics in New York City Government.  The seminar was co-sponsored by the Conflicts of Interest Board and financially supported by the Department of Investigation.   The five hour seminar was attended by over 400 participants, including many City government employees who were able to attend for free.

Historic Tenure: NYC Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn

For anyone considering sticking their hand in the colossal cookie jar that is New York City’s government, Rose Gill Hearn has a message for you: “we are watching.” With her usual stern glance, Department of Investigation Commissioner Rose Gill Hearn tells me she demands a “standard of excellence.” In her 12 years at DOI, Gill Hearn has met that standard, amassing arrests and recovering taxpayer dollars in record numbers. When she assumed her office, the … <Read More>