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Proposed changes to ethics rules unveiled yesterday would make it easier for lobbyists to conceal their donors and clients and funders from public view and broaden a ban on gifts to politicians in Albany, where a spate of corruption cases have ensnared state lawmakers. Currently, lobbyists may keep their donors and potentially other financial data secret if there is a "substantial likelihood" of harm, particularly harm to donors or others should they be identified. The definition of harm, however, isn’t clear.

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