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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Cuomo dips into campaign for legal billscash on lawyers has been commonplace for New York politicians facing legal scru
Cuomo dips into campaign for legal bills
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
cash on lawyers has been commonplace for New York politicians facing legal scrutiny. Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County, spent about $650,000 over the past six months on legal bills, his filing showed. He was... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary to acquire largest New York medical malpractice insurerchief executive Anthony Bonomo was called in as a witness in the corruption tri
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary to acquire largest New York medical malpractice insurer
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
chief executive Anthony Bonomo was called in as a witness in the corruption trial of former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, the Albany Times Union reported in April. With those difficulties hobbling its closest competitor, MLMIC became... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cuomo sees campaign contributions drop this yearused their campaign accounts to pay for criminal defense lawyers. Friday did no
Cuomo sees campaign contributions drop this year
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 days ago
used their campaign accounts to pay for criminal defense lawyers. Friday did not disappoint. Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos spent $615,000 from his now-dormant campaign to pay the legal tab to two law firms from January through March,... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Ex-NY lawmaker spends more campaign funds on lawyersSenate, convicted last year of public corruption charges, has continued spendin
Ex-NY lawmaker spends more campaign funds on lawyers
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 8 days ago
Senate, convicted last year of public corruption charges, has continued spending down political contributions for lawyers. Dean Skelos' report at the Board of Elections shows that over the last six months he spent $625,000 for services from two law... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY lawmaker spends more campaign funds on lawyersSenate, convicted last year of public corruption charges, has continued spendin
NY lawmaker spends more campaign funds on lawyers
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 8 days ago
Senate, convicted last year of public corruption charges, has continued spending down political contributions for lawyers. Dean Skelos' report at the Board of Elections shows that over the last six months he spent $625,000 for services from two law... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
NY lawmakers reveal outside incomemillion from two private law firms in exchange for him using his influence at t
NY lawmakers reveal outside income
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 10 days ago
million from two private law firms in exchange for him using his influence at the Capitol. Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Nassau County, also had outside income from a Long Island law firm, and he was convicted of pressuring... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos seek freedom during appealsconvicted of public corruption crimes are urging judges to let them remain free
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos seek freedom during appeals
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 11 days ago
convicted of public corruption crimes are urging judges to let them remain free pending appeal. Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos made the requests in Manhattan federal court... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos seek freedom during appealsto let them remain free pending appeal. Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon
Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos seek freedom during appeals
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 11 days ago
to let them remain free pending appeal. Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) made the requests in Manhattan federal court on Monday. Silver, a Democrat, was sentenced to 12... Read more
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MPNnow.com
6 NY senators' outside income — including retiring Nozzolio — tops state payproposal advanced in the Republican-controlled Senate.Last fall, federal juries
6 NY senators' outside income — including retiring Nozzolio — tops state pay
MPNnow.com / Posted 11 days ago
proposal advanced in the Republican-controlled Senate.Last fall, federal juries convicted former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of peddling their influence in office. Both were lawyers reporting... Read more
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New York Post
Dean Skelos banking on new trial, requests bailDisgraced ex-New York state Sen. Dean Skelos requested bail pending appeal Mond
Dean Skelos banking on new trial, requests bail
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
Disgraced ex-New York state Sen. Dean Skelos requested bail pending appeal Monday, saying he is almost certain to be granted a new trial — thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court. Skelos’ lawyers said the high court’s decision to overturn the corruption... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
POLITICAL QUICKSAND: Public pension plan reform dangerouselse would two stained legislators, former Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, D-Manhat
POLITICAL QUICKSAND: Public pension plan reform dangerous
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
else would two stained legislators, former Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, and for state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos be collecting in excess of $90,000 in retirement even after being convicted of federal corruption charges? Wean... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Bribe-taking judge will get annual $120,000 pensionof major state political figures such as former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver
Bribe-taking judge will get annual $120,000 pension
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
of major state political figures such as former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. The Assembly and Senate this year approved bills to reduce or even revoke the pensions of public officials... Read more
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Namibia Economist
The Supreme Court tells politicians how to take bribes without going to jaildefendants in several high-profile corruption cases a new tool to pull out of t
The Supreme Court tells politicians how to take bribes without going to jail
Namibia Economist / Posted 16 days ago
defendants in several high-profile corruption cases a new tool to pull out of their briefing boxes. Consider the matter of Dean Skelos, a Republican state senator in New York who was sentenced in May to five years in prison on corruption-related... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
A look at lawmakers' income disclosuresfor several years. Upon taking over the leadership post in early May 2015 follo
A look at lawmakers' income disclosures
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
for several years. Upon taking over the leadership post in early May 2015 following the arrest of former GOP leader Dean Skelos, Flanagan said he was renouncing his legal practice. "I believe that all my energies are going to be devoted to... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Lawmakers gorge on Albany's all-you-can-eat pork smorgasbord [Database search]Citizens Union and other groups had hoped the stunning scandals that felled bot
Lawmakers gorge on Albany's all-you-can-eat pork smorgasbord [Database search]
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 19 days ago
Citizens Union and other groups had hoped the stunning scandals that felled both Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos in 2015 would force Albany to reform its least savory practices, including the secretive distribution of... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
Blankenbush Says Ethics Reforms Didn't Go Far Enoughfound guilty of corruption, lawmakers knew they needed to do something. Even t
Blankenbush Says Ethics Reforms Didn't Go Far Enough
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted 22 days ago
found guilty of corruption, lawmakers knew they needed to do something. Even though former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver were sentenced to prison, they were allowed to keep their pension... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
2016 ethics reforms do little to stem corruption, voter sayethics has crept up to become a prominent issue, especially with the conviction
2016 ethics reforms do little to stem corruption, voter say
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
ethics has crept up to become a prominent issue, especially with the convictions of former top lawmakers Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos last year. Yet it remains to be seen what exact ethics reform will set voters at ease and when that might... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Poll: NY voters not pleased with ethics dealscandals at the Capitol, including the felony convictions late last year of now
Poll: NY voters not pleased with ethics deal
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 23 days ago
scandals at the Capitol, including the felony convictions late last year of now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Among the changes were stronger disclosure requirements for political consultants, new restrictions on... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Poll: NY voters not pleased with ethics dealscandals at the Capitol, including the felony convictions late last year of now
Poll: NY voters not pleased with ethics deal
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
scandals at the Capitol, including the felony convictions late last year of now-former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Among the changes were stronger disclosure requirements for political consultants, new restrictions on... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Supreme Court ruling will make it harder to prosecute Albany corruptiongroups. The decision also gives ammunition to former Assembly Speaker Sheldon
Supreme Court ruling will make it harder to prosecute Albany corruption
The Post-Standard / Posted 24 days ago
groups. The decision also gives ammunition to former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, who are appealing their corruption convictions. McDonnell was convicted by a jury of accepting $175,000 in... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
SCOTUS ruling may get Skelos/Silver new trialssays “While we are reviewing the McDonnell decision, the official actions that
SCOTUS ruling may get Skelos/Silver new trials
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 24 days ago
says “While we are reviewing the McDonnell decision, the official actions that led to the convictions of Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos fall squarely within the definition set forth by the Supreme Court." Good government groups are worried about... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 NY politiciansin exchange for promoting a dietary supplement. "The official actions that led
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 NY politicians
Bennington Banner / Posted 24 days ago
in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement. "The official actions that led to the convictions of Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos fall squarely within the definition set forth by the Supreme Court today," he said. Silver's defense lawyers,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicatedin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicated
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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Boston Herald
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicatedin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Trying elected officials after ruling: It's complicated
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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Salon.com
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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ABC News
Court Decision Complicates Prosecutions of Elected Leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court Decision Complicates Prosecutions of Elected Leaders
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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CNBC
It just got a little easier to be a crooked politicianwe are reviewing the McDonnell decision, the official actions that led to the c
It just got a little easier to be a crooked politician
CNBC / Posted 25 days ago
we are reviewing the McDonnell decision, the official actions that led to the convictions of Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos fall squarely within the definition set forth by the Supreme Court today," a spokesman for Bharara said,... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Another rent freeze | Hope for Silver, Skelos | Brexit knocks Wall Street bonusesconsecutive year to freeze rents on one-year leases for more than 1 million ren
Another rent freeze | Hope for Silver, Skelos | Brexit knocks Wall Street bonuses
Crain's New York Business / Posted 25 days ago
consecutive year to freeze rents on one-year leases for more than 1 million rent-stabilized apartments. Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos may appeal their corruption convictions based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday. The decline in bank... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Another rent freeze | Appeal likely for Silver, Skelos | Brexit knocks Wall Street bonusesconsecutive year to freeze rents on one-year leases for more than 1 million ren
Another rent freeze | Appeal likely for Silver, Skelos | Brexit knocks Wall Street bonuses
Crain's New York Business / Posted 25 days ago
consecutive year to freeze rents on one-year leases for more than 1 million rent-stabilized apartments. Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos may appeal their corruption convictions based on a U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday. The decline in bank... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
Naples Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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Boston Herald
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
Boston Herald / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Supreme Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Supreme Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leadersin courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders
Court decision complicates prosecutions of elected leaders
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 25 days ago
in courts. Federal judges in New York last month told two legislative leaders convicted of corruption, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, that they could wait until after the McDonnell case had been decided to report to prison. Prosecutors there said... Read more
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dna
US top court overturns Virginia ex-governor's corruption convictionin their marriage. In New York, two former leaders of the state's legislature
US top court overturns Virginia ex-governor's corruption conviction
dna / Posted 25 days ago
in their marriage. In New York, two former leaders of the state's legislature convicted last year in separate corruption trials, Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos, had already indicated they would rely on appeal on any decision in favour of McDon... Read more
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New York Post
The Supreme Court won’t stop Preet Bharara’s campaign to clean up New Yorkwhat constitutes corruption by government officials. Former Assembly Speaker S
The Supreme Court won’t stop Preet Bharara’s campaign to clean up New York
New York Post / Posted 25 days ago
what constitutes corruption by government officials. Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos had hoped the ruling would help get their corruption convictions thrown out, too. Appeal they will — but the... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 former state leadersgovernor's bribery conviction. Defense lawyers disagree. Federal prosecutors'
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 former state leaders
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 26 days ago
governor's bribery conviction. Defense lawyers disagree. Federal prosecutors' spokesman Jim Margolin said the official actions that Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos carried out to commit crimes fit the Supreme Court's definition of ill... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bharara contends corruption in NY"You’d have to ask Mayor de Blasio." Bharara's office landed the convictions l
Bharara contends corruption in NY
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
"You’d have to ask Mayor de Blasio." Bharara's office landed the convictions late last year of former legislative leaders, Dean Skelos and Sheldon Silver. In January, Bharara cleared Cuomo and his staff of criminal wrongdoing for allegedly... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 NY politiciansDefense lawyers disagree. Federal prosecutors' spokesman Jim Margolin said the
Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 NY politicians
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 26 days ago
Defense lawyers disagree. Federal prosecutors' spokesman Jim Margolin said the official actions that Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) carried out to commit crimes fit the Supreme Court's definition of illegal acts. Silver's defense... Read more
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The Atlantic
How Politicians Reacted (or Didn't) to the Supreme Court's Rulingsother lawmakers who are facing trial, or who were recently convicted, on simila
How Politicians Reacted (or Didn't) to the Supreme Court's Rulings
The Atlantic / Posted 26 days ago
other lawmakers who are facing trial, or who were recently convicted, on similar charges. That includes Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos of New York—two men who, until recently, were the most powerful members of the state legislature. Both Silver, a... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Silver, Skelos get help from Supreme CourtA key U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday could aid former state Assembly Speake
Silver, Skelos get help from Supreme Court
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
A key U.S. Supreme Court decision Monday could aid former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos as they appeal their federal corruption convictions. The court unanimously ruled Monday morning in favor of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Supreme Court vacates former Virginia governor's corruption convictionconvicted under federal bribery and "honest services" statutes. In New York, fo
Supreme Court vacates former Virginia governor's corruption conviction
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 26 days ago
convicted under federal bribery and "honest services" statutes. In New York, former legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos are appealing their federal bribery convictions. McDonnell's lawyers contended that he did nothing unusual to... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
US Supreme Court Ruling Could Impact Silver, Skelos Convictionscurrent term. One of those cases will be closely watched by attorneys for convi
US Supreme Court Ruling Could Impact Silver, Skelos Convictions
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 26 days ago
current term. One of those cases will be closely watched by attorneys for convicted New York lawmakers Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. The case before the highest court in the land is an appeal of the conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob... Read more
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New York Post
Bharara on the lookout for NYC corruptionhelp build cases against corrupt state pols, most notably ex-Assembly Speaker S
Bharara on the lookout for NYC corruption
New York Post / Posted 26 days ago
help build cases against corrupt state pols, most notably ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and ex-Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. Silver reports to prison on Aug. 31 to serve a 12-year sentence. Skelos, who got five years behind bars, is... Read more
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New York Post
Cuomo has signed fewer bills than any governor in centurylackluster session started off on a sour note with the convictions of former le
Cuomo has signed fewer bills than any governor in century
New York Post / Posted 27 days ago
lackluster session started off on a sour note with the convictions of former legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos and never gained momentum. “The focus on wrongdoing comes with a price and that price was visible in things that... Read more
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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 28 days 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 28 days 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 29 days ago
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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