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ROBERT WARD

under construction -- more to be posted


April 2, 2012
"Bob Ward To Comptroller's Office"
State of Politics (Nick Reisman)

2013

October 8, 2013, direct conversation with Deputy Comptroller Ward, furnishing him, in hand, CJA's April 15, 2013 corruption complaint to U.S. Attorney Bharara (SDNY) 

CJA's October 9, 2013 e-mail -- "Subject: The New York State Constitution -- a Potemkin Village Throughout"  -- "...I had a single copy of this April 15, 2013 complaint [to U.S. Attorney Bharara] with me yesterday -- and gave it to Mr. Ward, as he is Deputy Comptroller for Budget and Policy Analysis,
presumably in a position to initiate appropriate investigation and corrective action at the Comptroller's Office."
 

CJA's October 24, 2013 e-mail -- "Subject: ALERT: NYS Constitutional Scholars & Political Scientists: Corruption on Steroids'" 

furnished links:

"Proposition 1: Corruption on Steroids",
Artvoice, October 24, 2013 (Joel Rose)

CJA's August 21, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo

CJA's August 5, 2013 letter to Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

CJA's September 17, 2013 testimony before the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption

CJA's October 24, 2013 e-mail --
"Links: ALERT: NYS Constitutional Scholars & Political Scientists: Corruption on Steroids'"
 

CJA's November 29, 2013 e-mail -- 
"BUILDING SCHOLARSHIP: Commission to Investigate Public Corruption -- & the Upcoming Budget for Fiscal Year 2014-2015"

        furnished links -- now adding:
The People Have Something to Say -- & Evidence to Back It Up
(
& the Commission to Investigate Public Corruption's so-called "Public Hearings")

cc: CJA's December 2, 2013 --
"Big Day for NYS Governance: Where are the Scholars to Provide Expert Opinions?"

cc:  CJA's December 8, 2013 e-mail  --
"NEWS TIP on the 'Moreland' Commission's Dec 2 report, fn. 330, & the Gov's Dec 4 interview on "Capitol Pressroom"

CJA's December 19, 2013 e-mail
"Expert Opinion-Scholarship Needed: NYS Budget"

2014

CJA's January 4, 2014 e-mail --
"What is Your Expert Opinion of the Budgets Proposed by New York's Legislative & Judiciary Branches? -- & How Should the Governor & Legislature be Reviewing Them, Consistent with Article VII of the NYS Constitution?" 

furnished link:  
CJA's December 30, 2013 letter to Governor Cuomo --
"SAFEGUARDING THE PUBLIC PURSE FROM LEGISLATIVE FRAUD & LARCENY
"

 

CJA's FIRST citizen-taxpayer action, commenced March 28, 2014
CJA v. ...DiNapoli 
(Albany Co. #1788-2014)

see: May 16, 2014
Plaintiffs' Opposition/Cross-Motion
for Summary Judgment & Other Relief -- paras. 27, 29


Exhibit AA-4: Plaintiff Sassower’s May 2, 2014 e-mail/complaint –
“Subject: ATT: Counsel Groenwegen; Deputy Counsel Fanshawe; Deputy Comptroller Ward: Reporting Government Fraud – Grand Larceny of the Public Fisc & Taxpayer Monies: Governor Cuomo’s Budget Bill of Legislative & Judiciary Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014-2015”

Exhibit AA-5: Comptroller’s May 2, 2014 e-mail –
“Subject: Re: ATT: Counsel Groenwegen; Deputy Counsel Fanshawe; Deputy Comptroller Ward: Reporting Government Fraud – Grand Larceny of the Public Fisc & Taxpayer Monies: Governor Cuomo’s Budget Bill of Legislative & Judiciary Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2014-2015”

Exhibit BB-1: Comptroller DiNapoli’s May 12, 2014 press release
DiNapoli Expands Anti-Corruption Initiative

Exhibit BB-2: State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli to add anti-corruption division to office”,
Daily News, May 12, 2014, Ken Lovett


2017

January 10, 2017
"State government?  He wrote the book"
Albany Times Union (Chris Bragg)

2018

 

 

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