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Monday, 24 June 2024 10:35

The Blogger On Saratoga Podcast Opines on Moran’s Lawyer Bill And AG’s Draconian Demands On City

By John Kaufmann | Saratoga Springs Politics

 

The Blogger On Saratoga Podcast Opines on Moran’s Lawyer Bill And AG’s Draconian Demands On City

This blogger was a guest on the Saratoga Podcast on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, where we discussed Saratoga Springs Accounts Commissioner Dillon Moran and his Deputy, Stacy Connors, dropping a $49,946.60 bill for their $1,250.00 per hour Manhattan attorney on the city. The still unnamed attorney is representing them in the on-call scandal.

We also discussed a proposed order by the Attorney General’s office that, among other things, would prohibit the police from charging demonstrators for any misconduct below a misdemeanor. For example, the city could not charge them for blocking traffic or disrupting a City Council meeting. I am working on a long post analyzing this bizarre document.

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