A Report of the New York State Inspector General, Joseph Fisch, released on May 13, 2009 concluded that Herbert Titelbaum Executive Director of the New York State Council on Public Integrity and a close friend exchanged at least 165 phone calls and held regular dinners over a five month period in 2007, during which Mr. Titelbaum disclosed the progress and details of the inquiry conducted by the panel, the Commission on Public Integrity, into the handling by former governor Spitzer’s administration of the travel records of longtime Senate majority leader Joseph L. Bruno. Since the Report was released there have been calls for the resignation of Mr. Titelbaum
Below are links to two news articles which discuss the Report and its implications, followed by links to the Executive Summary and Findings of the Report, ending with a link to the complete Report itself:
New York Times Article May 13, 2009 “Paterson Asks Ethics Panel to Quit by Danny Hakim.
New York Law Journal article: “Inspector General, Governor Call for Integrity Head to Resign” by Joel Stashenko May 14, 2009.
Executive Summary and Findings of Report of State of New York Office of the Inspector General Regarding the Investigation of Certain Allegations Related to the New York State Office of Public Integrity: May 13, 2009.