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Cuomo defends ruling shielding Save NY's past donors
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo defended a decision by his state ethics panel that effectively shields a major Cuomo ally from disclosing its donors retroactively.
The state Joint Commission on Public Ethics determined that a requirement will force lobbying groups to reveal the names of donors should not apply to contributions before July 1.
The law, however, was enacted in 2011 and some critics...