Common Cause/NY's exhaustive and detailed analysis of outside income for all 213 members of the New York State Legislature. The review provides the clearest picture of the type of outside work lawmakers get paid for.
"It's clear that corruption is a systematic problem in Albany where lawmakers can use their office to enrich themselves through outside jobs. New Yorkers deserve the full commitment of their elected officials without having to compete with private interests. Although serving in the Legislature is technically a part-time job, the responsibility to the public is anything but," said Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause/NY.