Bharara Comes To Albany, Vows Aggressive Fight Against CorruptionFederal prosecutor Preet Bharara has taken his anti-corruption fight to Albany, the heart of the state government he has sharply criticized for cronyism and insider politics.
NYC Tenants Demand Renewal Of Rent Stabilization RegulationsMore than 1,000 chanting tenants from New York City filled the hallways of the state Capitol in Albany Tuesday, urging lawmakers to renew and strengthen the law governing the city's rent regulations.
NY Attorney General To Submit Broad Ethics Reforms BillNew York's attorney general Eric Schneiderman soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation aimed at ending public corruption in Albany.
Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption"I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry," Skelos said in a statement Thursday.
No. 3 Seed Oklahoma Powers Past Albany 69-60TaShawn Thomas powered his way to 18 points inside and versatile Buddy Hield added 15 to lead third-seeded Oklahoma past Albany on Friday night, carrying the Sooners into the Round of 32.
Charter School Advocates Rally In AlbanyTwo days after a teachers union-led protest of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's education proposals, charter school advocates are making their views heard.
Cuomo Takes Hardline Stance: Ethics Overhaul Agreed To Or No New BudgetThe audience at New York Law School probbaly didnt know it, but Gov. Cuomo drove from Albany in a snowstorm on Monday to lay down the law to Albany lawmakers -- ethics reform ... or else.
Cuomo Calls Off Swearing-In Ceremony, Spends New Year's Eve With FamilyGov. Andrew Cuomo called off a swearing-in ceremony for his second term that had been planned for Wednesday night, electing to spend New Year’s Eve with his family instead.
NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent LawsDuring the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.
Cuomo, Astorino To Face Off In Buffalo Debate On October 22 The debate is scheduled for Oct. 22 in Buffalo. It will feature Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott.
Albany Skyscraper Lights Up With No. 2 In Honor Of JeterThe celebration of Derek Jeter's career extended way beyond the Bronx. There was plenty of RE2PECT upstate, too.
Poll: Most Think Corruption Is Big Problem In AlbanyA new poll released Monday indicated that most New York state voters believe corruption is a serious problem in Albany, but most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April.