Nicholas Kusnetz, reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, talks about their examination of the links between non-profits, politicians, and corruption in New York State.
“The issue to me is what’s legal, and the fact that there’s a tremendous amount that’s legal,” said John Kaehny, executive director of Reinvent Albany, a group advocating government transparency. Kaehny said public officials in New York have used charities to conduct “widespread looting” of taxpayer funds with little repercussion.
— from the Center for Public Integrity's report on the link between charities and corruption in New York State
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