Gaughran Unveils Major Ethics Reform Proposal
Plan Inspired by the Corruption and Official Misconduct in the Town of Oyster Bay
(Oyster Bay, NY) Jim Gaughran today unveiled a major ethics reform proposal to address the crisis in Oyster Bay. Under Gaughran’s plan, elected officials who engage in corrupt behavior that undermines a municipality’s finances could face a recall election. This proposal would help ensure New Yorkers had more control over their municipalities and the elected officials sworn to act financially responsible.
“Holding elected office is a sacred responsibility, and the voters deserve the power to hold their leaders accountable following cases of blatant corruption and financial ruin,” Jim Gaughran said. “The leader-caused crisis in Oyster Bay is absolutely irresponsible...| read more ››