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Paper Trail & Video Proof of
the Corruption of the

Commission on Legislative, Judicial
& Executive Compensation

 click here for: Commission website


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BACKGROUND -- POOF!   Repeal of Chapter 567 of the Laws of 2010
that had created the Commission on Judicial Compensation & in its place, Part E, Chapter 60 of the Laws of 2015, creating the Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation


CJA's October 30, 2015 FOIL/Records Request
to the Governor, Temporary Senate President, Assembly Speaker,
& Chief Judge
--
"RE: Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation"
-- click here for:  responses

...
The Commission springs to action --

"Hearing Set on Pay Increases for Judges, Lawmakers",
New York Law Journal, published on its website, October 31, 2015,
for its November 2, 2015 paper edition

*   *   *
NY Law Journal Board of Editors

Sheila Birnbaum -- Chair, Commission on Legislative, Judicial and Executive Compensation
Robert B. Fiske, Jr. -- Member, Commission on Judicial Compensation

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CJA's NOVEMBER 2, 2015 E-MAILS
WITH NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL

CJA's November 2, 2015 e-mail to New York Law Journal --
"Subject: FW: SCARY HALLOWEEN ALERT: NYLJ reports --
'Hearing Set on Pay Increases for Judges, Lawmakers'"              
                    
included links: 
(1)
  
February 6, 2013 testimony at Legislature’s "public protection" budget hearing:
                                                                                     (last speaker: at 7:21:50 hrs);

(2)
 
September 17, 2013 testimony before Commission to Investigate Public Corruption;
(3) October 14, 2015 testimony before JCOPE/LEC Review Commission (at 0:44:05 mins.)

 
CJA's November 2, 2015 e-mail to New York Law Journal --
"Subject: IMMEDIATE CORRECTION REQUIRED: NYLJ reports --
'Hearing Set on Pay Increases for Judges, Lawmakers'"

New York Law Journal's November 2, 2015 e-mail to CJA 

"Pay Raise Panel Schedules Organizational Meeting",
New York Law Journal, published on its website, November 2, 2015

*   *   *

PAPER TRAIL
of CJA's interaction with the Commission
on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation

-- & VIDEO PROOF sufficient to indict & convict
its seven Commissioners for corruption

CJA's November 2, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. --
"Subject: Will tomorrow's [meeting] be live-streamed and/or videoed?"
                                     included link: CJA's webpage posting videos of Commission on Judicial Compensation's July 11, 2011 organizational meeting & July 20, 2011 public hearing            

Commission Chair Birnbaum's November 2, 2015 e-mail

CJA's November 3, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject:  No Pay Raises for NY's Corrupt Public Officers -- The Money Belongs to Their Victims!"
                
link to:
CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report

click here for:
Commission's November 3, 2015
First Organizational Meeting


Executive Summary & Opposition Report
furnished, directly, to Commission Chair Birnbaum
& to Commissioners Lack, Cozier, & Johnson


CJA's November 3, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Request to Testify at the Compensation Commission's November 30, 2015 Public Hearing in NYC -- its Sole Hearing on Judicial Compensation"

CJA's November 18, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Video of the Commission's November 3rd organizational meeting, upstate hearings, & CJA's Oct. 27, 2011 Opposition Report"   attached Nov. 28, 2011 e-mail to Judiciary & judicial pay raise advocates 

Commission Chair Birnbaum's November 18, 2014 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: Video of the Commission's November 3rd organizational meeting, upstate hearings, & CJA's Oct. 27, 2011 Opposition Report"  

CJA's November 18, 2014 e-mail to Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: thank you -- Re: Video of the Commission's November 3rd organizational meeting, upstate hearings, & CJA's Oct. 27, 2011 Opposition Report"  

CJA's November 18, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Informing the Public about the Comission's Nov. 30 Public Hearing on Judicial Compensation & its Opportunity to be Heard"  linked article "Pay hikes eyed for NY judges, lawmakers", NY Post, November 18, 2015 

Commission's November 19, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birmbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Commission Hearing"

Commission's November 25, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Re: Request to testify at the Compensation Commission's November 30, 2015 Public Hearing in NYC -- its Sole Hearing on Judicial Compensation" 

click here for:
Commission's November 30, 2015
Public Hearing -- & CJA's Evidence-Supported Testimony

CJA's December 2, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Supplemental Submission"

CJA's December 3, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: Corrected/Superseding Supplemental Submission"

December 3, 2015 e-mail from Commission Chair Birnbaum -- "Subject: RE: Corrected/Superseding Supplemental Submission"

CJA's December 2, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: thank you -- RE: Corrected/Superseding Supplemental Submission"


click here for:
CJA's December 2, 2015 Supplemental Statement: (1) the absence of ANY evidence that judicial "compensation & non-salary benefits" are inadequate; (2) the disqualifying interest & actual bias of Commissioners Cozier, Lack & Birnbaum

click here for:
Commission's December 7, 2015
First Deliberative Meeting

CJA's December 7, 2015  e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: FOIL/Records Request: Your media advisory to 100 media outlets throughout the state & wire services"     
                  
                                  December 10, 2015 OCA acknowledgment


                                  CJA's February 24, 2016 e-mail to OCA --
                                  "Subject: STATUS: Dec. 7, 2015 FOIL/Records Request:
                                  'media advisory to 100 media outlets throughout the state &
                                   wire services'"     

                                   OCA's March 4, 2016 response                                      

CJA's December 9, 2015 e-mail to Commission Chair Birnbaum, etc. -- "Subject: The Commission's Incomplete Posting of Submissions: CJA's November 30, 2015 bound written testimony"   attached testimony

Commission's December 9, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject: Re: The Commission's Incomplete Posting of Submissions: CJA's November 30, 2015 bound written testimony"

CJA's December 9, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject: Thank you..."

CJA's December 10, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject:  Completing the Commission's Posting of CJA's Submissions"  
            CJA's Executive Summary to October 27, 2011 Opposition Report
            CJA's October 27, 2011 Opposition Report  
            Litigation #1 - declaratory judgment action: CJA v. Cuomo I: 

                                      March 30, 2012 verified complaint
            Litigation #2 -- citizen taxpayer action:  CJA v. Cuomo II:
                                      March 28, 2014 verified complaint
                                      March 31, 2015 supplemental verified complaint
                                      November 5, 2015 reply affidavit & reply memo of law
            Litigation #3 -- declaratory judgment action - intervention:
                                     Legislature v. Commission to Investigate Public Corruption: 
                                     April 23, 2014 proposed verified complaint
                   

CJA's December 10, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject: THANK YOU & CORRECTION -- Completing the Commission's Posting of CJA's Submissions"

CJA's December 14, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject: THANK YOU: ALMOST PERFECT -- Completing the Commission's Posting of CJA's Submissions"

CJA's December 14, 2015 e-mail -- "Subject: THANK YOU: PERFECT!"


click here for:
Commission's December 14, 2015
Second Deliberative Meeting - & Votes


click here for:
  CJA's December 21, 2015 letter to the Commission --
"RE:  Assisting
the Commission in discharging its statutory duty of 'tak[ing] into account all appropriate factors' as to 'adequate levels of compensation and non-salary benefits'"
click here for: Paper Trail of Corruption in Civil Court/NY County -- Small Claims Court

 

click here for: 

Commission's Statutorily-Violative, Fraudulent, Unconstitutional December 24, 2015 Report

CJA's January 4, 2016 FOIL request to Commission -- "RE: FOIL records containing the 'numbers' as to 'real dollars' & 'cost'"

        Chair Birnbaum's January 4, 2016 e-mail acknowledgment

        CJA's January 5, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: Thank you --"

        CJA's February 24, 2016 e-mail -- "Subject: STATUS: Jan. 4, 2016 FOIL for records containing the 'numbers' as to 'real dollars' & 'cost'"
        
        OCA's March 4, 2016 response

THE PAPER TRAIL & VIDEO PROOF OF CORRUPTION
CONTINUES with


NO PAY RAISES
FOR NEW YORK's CORRUPT PUBLIC OFFICERS -- 

The Money Belongs to Their Victims!


      

AND the Commission's corruption continues --
now with regard to legislative and executive compensation --

CJA's September 22, 2016 e-mail to Commission

CJA's September 22, 2016 e-mail to helpcenter@nycourts.gov

Help Center's September 22, 2016 e-mail

CJA's September 22, 2016 e-mail to Help Center & Commission



The Amazing Roxanne Delgado -- for whom CJA was searching --
and her e-mail exchanges with the Commission, requesting to testify -- September 28, 2016 - October 12, 2016

October 5, 2016:
"At minimum, increase lawmaker pay to match inflation",
Capitol Confidential blog (Matthew Hamilton)
"the commission said it is mulling over holding another public hearing Oct. 18,
though just one person — a member of the public at that
— has requested to testify
"

*   *   *

CJA Director's October 6, 2016 e-mail to Commission --
"Subject: October 18, 2016 public hearing? Yes, I request to testify, as I have much to say and EVIDENCE to back it up!"

CJA Director's October 6, 2016 e-mail to Commission --
"Subject: Request to testify at the Commission's October 18, 2016 public hearing! 

October 14, 2016 e-mail from Egidio Sementilli & Louis Rocco,
requesting to testify

Roxanne Delgado's October 14, 2016 e-mail to the Commission,
transmitting her written statement

Commission's  October 17, 2016 e-mail to Eguidio Sementilli --
cancellation of hearing

Commission's October 17, 2016 e-mail to Roxanne Delgado --
cancellation of hearing

Commission's October 17, 2016 e-mail to CJA Director --
cancellation of hearing 

Commission's homepage cancellation notice


"Sans hearing, legislative pay hearing cancelled",
Capitol Confidential (Rick Karlin)

"Panel cancels hearing on proposed raises for NY lawmakers",
Times Herald Record-on-Line (Chris McKenna)

"With no lawmakers signing up to testify, pay raise hearing is canceled",
Albany Times Union (Rick Karlin)

"Pay raises for New York State lawmakers in limbo after no pols sign up to testify at panel hearing", Daily News (Ken Lovett)

"You Paid for It: Legislative pay raise hearing cancelled",
Channel 6 News/WRGB staff

 

 

 

CJA's FOIL REQUESTS TO THE COMMISSION

CJA's October 6, 2016 FOIL request (#1) --
"RE: The Commission's Public Hearings"

CJA's October 7, 2016 FOIL request (#2) --
"RE: The Commission's Solictations to Academia -- & its Responses"

     October 7, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL requests

CJA's October 13, 2016 FOIL request (#3) --
"RE:  Rochester TV survey"

CJA's October 14, 2016 FOIL request (#4) --
"RE:  Your Invitations to Legislators -- & the Invitations of Common Cause & Citizens Union, Including to its Membership"

CJA's October 17, 2016 FOIL request (#5) --
"
RE: The Commission's Follow-Up to its September 22, 2016 Public Meeting: Correspondence with Legislative Leaders -- and Rank-and-File Legislators, the Attorney General, Comptroller, Budget Director Mujica -- and Executive Law §169 Commissioners"

October 17, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL requests

CJA's November 1, 2016 FOIL request (#6) --
"RE: The Commission's 'List of Witnesses" for its October 18, 2016 Public Hearing -- & Records Pertaining to its Decision to Cancel the Hearing"

                       November 1, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL request

CJA's November 11, 2016 FOIL request (#7) --
"RE:  Governor Cuomo's appointment of Robert Megna to the Commission on Legislative, Judicial & Executive Compensation"

      
November 14, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL request by Commission/OCA

      
Governor's November 21, 2016 acknowledgment of CJA's FOIL request

          Governor's December 20, 2016 response  & enclosure

           
Commission's December 21, 2016 response

attachment #1     attachment #2  
    attachment #3      attachment #4

 

Commission's Final Meeting -- November 15, 2016


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