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Meet The Doctor At Center of the Silver Corruption Investigation

Via Capital New York – Scott Waldman and Laura Nahimas ALBANY—The federal corruption case against Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver rests in part on his alleged scheme with a doctor who referred asbestos cases to the Weitz & Luxenberg law firm … Continue reading

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More loose threads: Councilman Ruben Wills and the case of the missing member item | Capital New York

Tug at a loose thread and everything starts to unravel. Such is the case of the investigation of State Senator Shirley Huntley and her dispensing of state grants to nonprofits controlled by relatives and staff. Chris Bragg reports that state … Continue reading

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List of Cuomo Member-item Vetos – Stickball Hall of Fame, et. al.

This week, Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed 128 Legislative Member items totaling $640,000. The nonprofits feeling the wrath of Cuomo’s veto pen included the Stick Ball Hall of Fame, the Association des Senegalais, the King of Kings Foundation, food pantries, youth … Continue reading

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