Governor David A. Paterson overcame his initial objections and signed into law the "Bruno Gap" bill. We were proud that both authors of the legislation, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senator Daniel Squadron, represent our district.
"In Albany, the struggle for reform is slow, and true steps forward are rare," declared a victorious Squadron. "That's why I am pleased that today Governor Paterson signed into law the bill I wrote with Speaker Sheldon Silver to close the ??¿½?¿½Bruno Gap' in state ethics law, making it illegal for a public officer to use government resources for outside, for-profit business."
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