Cuomo Girlfriend Sandra Lee Got NY Help With Permits For Westchester Home

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Sandra Lee, celebrity chef and girlfriend of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was able to settle multiple code violations levied against her Westchester home with the help of a state official, according to The Wall Street Journal. 

A New Castle building inspector noticed changes to the property that Lee and Cuomo live in and inquired about building permits. A representative of the governor then called the inspector about the inquiry. The inspector later issued violations for failure to apply for building permits, The Wall Street Journal reported. 

Lee applied for the permits after the violations were issued and paid about $1,000 in application fees, The Wall Street Journal said. 

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Some people are more equal than others.

I guess it helps to be a politically connected celebrity. It cost me thousands in the past year for the permits and certificates of occupancy for things that were in my house when I bought it in 1975. Why?

So somehow she settled a town matter with the help of a state official...hmmm wonder if that remedy is available to all....