Before running ads in your paper, it's best to get authorization from the advertisers...
Addabbo denies that his office bought the ads with any kind of funds. He blames the [Queens Ledger] newspaper, saying they ran last year's ad without being told to do so.
A spokesman for Gallagher said the ad was placed in the newspaper without their knowledge or consent and has not been paid for.
Councilman Says He Didn't Authorize Ad
I can just imagine what the Ledge's accounting books look like...