- Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence Updated: May-04-16 12:52 am
NEW YORK - Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held accountable, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said shortly after the sentencing.
- As once-mighty politician gets prison, Albany moves on Updated: May-03-16 6:44 pm
ALBANY, New York - As former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was being sentenced to 12 years in prison for corruption, many of the politicians he once served with were passing legislation to outlaw commercial bass fishing in the Hudson River.
- The Latest: Gov. on ex-speaker's sentence: 'Justice served' Updated: May-03-16 6:07 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's sentencing in a $5 million corruption case (all times local):
- Next up in NY Legislature: Uber, ethics and NYC schools Updated: May-01-16 1:51 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers will return to Albany on Tuesday to begin the final weeks of their work for 2016, confronting a to-do list that includes a possible upstate expansion for Uber, a decision on control of public schools in New York City and the challenge of addressing Albany's perennial corruption problem.
- US Attorney Bharara: NY executive branch 'far from immune' Updated: Apr-13-16 4:24 pm
NEW YORK - U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (buh-RAH'-ruh) says he will root out corruption at all levels of government in New York state and New York City - including the mayor's and governor's offices.
- Long Island Senate race holds wider implications for Albany Updated: Apr-10-16 10:53 am
ALBANY, New York - Voters on Long island will soon pick a replacement for a convicted former top lawmaker in a contest that could help give Democrats complete control over New York state government.