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Letter: We must keep fighting corruption in Albany

We must keep fighting corruption in Albany

I was appalled after reading the article, “Ethics reform in Albany is futile effort,” in the Jan. 20 edition of The News. It’s hard to believe that the State Legislature isn’t concerned about the perceived belief that Albany is one of the most corrupt legislatures in the country.

What does it say about our state when a former Senate Ethics Committee chairman is convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into whether he had embezzled state funds? I think someone should publish the names of all the current members of that committee and then, as concerned citizens of our state, we should employ the power of our vote to throw their butts out of office.

I hope that this is not a naïve belief and that something can be done to remedy this situation.

Robert Makey