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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?had good reason: In the previous two months, now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldo
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 4 hours ago
had good reason: In the previous two months, now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos were both convicted of felony corruption charges. Six months later, Cuomo and state lawmakers were able to hash... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?had good reason: In the previous two months, now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldo
Ethics deal: Historic change or missed opportunity?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 22 hours ago
had good reason: In the previous two months, now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos were both convicted of felony corruption charges. Six months later, Cuomo and state lawmakers were able to hash... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Several Ethics Reforms Pass Before Session Concludeswho are convicted of a crime related to their office. The move comes after Shel
Several Ethics Reforms Pass Before Session Concludes
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
who are convicted of a crime related to their office. The move comes after Sheldon Silver, former Assembly speaker, and Dean Skelos, former Senate Republican majority leader, were convicted recently for using their influence in office to... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Some progress in Albany, but not muchrate is unrealistic, but there are certain things that many expected. Like eth
Some progress in Albany, but not much
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
rate is unrealistic, but there are certain things that many expected. Like ethics reform. After Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver were both arrested, charged and sentenced to years in jail for public... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Do Albany Ethics Reforms Go Far Enough?reforms are needed. Pressure was on the state Legislature to pass ethics refor
Do Albany Ethics Reforms Go Far Enough?
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 3 days ago
reforms are needed. Pressure was on the state Legislature to pass ethics reforms after former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver were sent to prison on corruption charges, but were allowed... Read more
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New York Post
Consensus says Heastie and Flanagan are weak leadersCarl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan — the men who replaced fe
Consensus says Heastie and Flanagan are weak leaders
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan — the men who replaced federal-prison-bound Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. As the 2016 session of the Legislature wrapped up last week and came to a typically ugly end in the wee hours... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
What was done, what wasn’t in Albanywhere 10 key issues ended up: The goal was to take steps to limit the scandals
What was done, what wasn’t in Albany
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
where 10 key issues ended up: The goal was to take steps to limit the scandals after the former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County, and ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, were convicted in separate corruption... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Major issues confronted during legislative sessiona rare opportunity to act on ethics. Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manh
Major issues confronted during legislative session
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 7 days ago
a rare opportunity to act on ethics. Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Manhattan Democrat, and former Senate Leader Dean Skelos, a Long Island Republican, were both convicted of unrelated federal corruption charges, becoming the latest in a... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Final deals proving elusive for NY lawmakersafter unrelated scandals involving former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon S
Final deals proving elusive for NY lawmakers
MPNnow.com / Posted 8 days ago
after unrelated scandals involving former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos, who remained eligible for their pensions despite federal corruption convictions.Because it would revise the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Fate of convicted public officials’ pensions to rest in state voters’ handsincome of lawmakers. Following the convictions of former Assembly Speaker Sheld
Fate of convicted public officials’ pensions to rest in state voters’ hands
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
income of lawmakers. Following the convictions of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, 2016 was supposed to be the year of Albany’s own kind of post-Watergate moment for major improvements to ethics... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Ethics reform remains elusive at Capitollast month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv
Ethics reform remains elusive at Capitol
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
last month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County. Both were convicted on corruption charges. Cuomo is seeking legislation that would combat... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ethics reform remains elusive at Capitollast month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv
Ethics reform remains elusive at Capitol
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
last month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County. Both were convicted on corruption charges. Cuomo is seeking legislation that would combat... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
ALAN CHARTOCK: Explaining the popularity of Sanders and Trumphaven’t the will, the guts, or the resolve to change things to benefit working
ALAN CHARTOCK: Explaining the popularity of Sanders and Trump
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 12 days ago
haven’t the will, the guts, or the resolve to change things to benefit working class people. With Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos on their way to jail and U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara breathing down the neck of the political crew closely... Read more
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Boston Globe
New York could end session without addressing corruptionfrom a carnival promoter. In the past year, former Assembly speaker Sheldon Si
New York could end session without addressing corruption
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
from a carnival promoter. In the past year, former Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, and ex-Senate leader Dean Skelos, a Republican, were both convicted on unrelated federal corruption charges. New York voters tell pollsters that... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
New York could end session without addressing corruptionfrom a carnival promoter. In just the past year, former Assembly Speaker Sheld
New York could end session without addressing corruption
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
from a carnival promoter. In just the past year, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, and ex-Senate Leader Dean Skelos, a Republican, were both convicted on unrelated federal corruption charges. New York voters tell pollsters that... Read more
11 related stories
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Salon.com
New York could end session without addressing corruptionfrom a carnival promoter. In just the past year, former Assembly Speaker Sheld
New York could end session without addressing corruption
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
from a carnival promoter. In just the past year, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, and ex-Senate Leader Dean Skelos, a Republican, were both convicted on unrelated federal corruption charges. New York voters tell pollsters that... Read more
11 related stories
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Five bills to watch for in Albanylast month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silv
Five bills to watch for in Albany
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
last month of the two former legislative leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County. Both were convicted on corruption charges. Cuomo said the state should enact stronger... Read more
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Gawker
Andrew Cuomo Pushes Tepid Campaign Finance Reform as Preet Bharara Finds Corruption "Everywhere We Look"of phrase that referred to the governor, the former assembly speaker Sheldon Si
Andrew Cuomo Pushes Tepid Campaign Finance Reform as Preet Bharara Finds Corruption "Everywhere We Look"
Gawker / Posted 16 days ago
of phrase that referred to the governor, the former assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, and the former senate majority leader Dean Skelos—three men who had consolidated power to such a degree that they, essentially, ran the state themselves. Last... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Voters Must Change The Legislaturelaw long before the corruption convictions of longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon
Voters Must Change The Legislature
The Post-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
law long before the corruption convictions of longtime Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and longtime state Senate leader Dean Skelos - convictions, we might add, that were the epitome of a pay-to-play culture and which highlighted the incestuous... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Prosecutor clears Cuomo of criminal charges over shut down of corruption panelmembers and staff. Bharara’s announcement on Monday comes exactly a month afte
Prosecutor clears Cuomo of criminal charges over shut down of corruption panel
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
members and staff. Bharara’s announcement on Monday comes exactly a month after former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was convicted of federal corruption charges. Skelos’s conviction came two weeks after former state Assembly... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Cuomo has escaped voters' foul mood, but how long can that last?panel, which was on the scent of the actions that led to the convictions of leg
Cuomo has escaped voters' foul mood, but how long can that last?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 20 days ago
panel, which was on the scent of the actions that led to the convictions of legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Consider the contrast with de Blasio, whose poll numbers slid sharply when headlines of not dissimilar probes... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Deals on big, small issues still elusive for state legislaturein an effort to scrub off the tarnish left behind by the convictions of former
Deals on big, small issues still elusive for state legislature
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
in an effort to scrub off the tarnish left behind by the convictions of former legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is dealing with investigations that touch his administration, has publicly made ethics... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
WNY Senator will unveil ethics reform planannounce a new plan for ethics reform in Albany. Ortt wants to rid the pension
WNY Senator will unveil ethics reform plan
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 25 days ago
announce a new plan for ethics reform in Albany. Ortt wants to rid the pensions of lawmakers convicted of crimes and establish term limits. Convicted lawmakers Dean Skelos and Sheldon Silver collect $166,000 a year in pensions, funded by tax dolla... Read more
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New York Post
Bharara to Cuomo investigator: Stay away from Buffalo Billionof state government corruption led to the convictions of the two former leaders
Bharara to Cuomo investigator: Stay away from Buffalo Billion
New York Post / Posted 26 days ago
of state government corruption led to the convictions of the two former leaders of the Legislature, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos — has refused to say when his investigation of Cuomo’s office will wrap up, one source close to the probe... Read more

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