Saturday, May 14, 2011

Illegal Posters


Poster boy de Blasio to pay 300G - New York Post


On April 6, 2011 True News Wrote

  Candidates Know They Can Beat Illegal Poster Fines in Court 

2013: De Blasio appealing $304,500 fine for illegal posturing during 2009 race.

John Liu  Controller John Liu is exploiting legal technicalities to evade 600G in campaign fines (DN)

William Thompson Bill Thompson Fined $619125 For Campaign Posters: Gothamist


Loophole Liu Escapes Part of Poster Fine

Loophole on 400G penalty is 'fine' with Liu  A judge has tossed nearly $400,000 worth of viola tions slapped on Comptroller John Liu's campaign for illegal postering because of a minor -- but critical -- goof by a Sanitation Department enforcement agent. (NYP)

Poster Fines Protect Incumbents
Posters are a cheap way for challengers to get their name know it is a great antidote to the name recognition advantage elected officials have; A few years ago the council past a law that fined candidates heavily for putting posters on lampposts  John Liu and Bill Thompson are trying to weasel out of big fines for illegal campaign signs (DN Ed) 


No comments:

Post a Comment