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Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence – NYTimes.com

In sentencing Sheldon Silver, Judge Valerie Caproni seemed to reflect my concern about laws and budgets passed by the Assembly during Silver’s tenure as Assembly Speaker. See the excerpt from today’s NY Times below: [Federal Judge Valerie Caproni] rejected a … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence – NYTimes.com

In sentencing Sheldon Silver, Judge Valerie Caproni seemed to reflect my concern about laws and budgets passed by the Assembly during Silver’s tenure as Assembly Speaker. See the excerpt from today’s NY Times below: [Federal Judge Valerie Caproni] rejected a … Continue reading

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BN: Heastie’s serious ethical lapses show he is not fit to lead the Assembly

In the heels of NY Times muckraking, the Buffalo News castigates State Assembly Democrats for making Carl Heastie Speaker. "This is who members of the State Assembly wanted as their leader? A member who plays fast and loose with his … Continue reading

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BATTLE IN THE BOOGIE DOWN: Challengers Eye Scandal-Plagued Bronx Assemblyman | Politicker

This column was originally published on January 6, 2014. Former Assemblyman Stevenson’s federal corruption began that day. A week later, the jury returned a guilty verdict on all four charges. Under NYS law, Mr. Stevenson was immediately expelled from office. … Continue reading

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Assemblyman Gabryszak resigns amid sexual-harassment allegations (Updated) | Politics on the Hudson

Shelly Silver finally wins one. Continue reading

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