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Stories with person: Dean Skelos
  • Upstate tour helps new NY speaker find his footing 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 11:10 am

    ALBANY, New York - The new leader of the New York state Assembly has spent much of the summer visiting Buffalo, Syracuse and other upstate communities in what he says is an effort to better understand the challenges facing parts of the state that sometimes feel neglected by Albany.

  • Ex-NY Senate leader heading to trial on corruption charges 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 1:40 pm

    NEW YORK - A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he sold his office for the sake of his adult son.