Grandeau: Integrity Commission Is a ‘Laughingstock’

ALBANY—The former executive director of the state’s now-defunct Lobbying Commission, who was forced out when it was recast as the Commission on Public Integrity, said David Paterson was right to try and blow it up and that current executive director Herb Teitelbaum should resign.
“It has suffered from going from a well-regarded agency to what has become, in my opinion, a laughing-stock,” said David Grandeau, who was forced out in 2007 when Eliot Spitzer organized the Integrity Commission. He said that the commissioners—who are, without dispute, well-regarded attorneys—”owe it to this governor” to resign their posts. Zachary Carter, an attorney representing them, told me yesterday

Grandeau: Integrity Commission Is a ‘Laughingstock’