The New York Legislature yesterday offered an ethics and campaign finance reform package with much less punch than a proposal offered by Gov. David Paterson last week.

“We are transforming our state government with the most sweeping ethics and election law reforms Albany has ever seen,” said Senate Majority Leader John Sampson, D-Brooklyn. “Our reforms create greater disclosure requirements for public officials, strengthen enforcement capabilities to ensure the law is upheld, and increase transparency to end the veil of secrecy that has cloaked Albany for far too long.”

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