Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis

Embattled State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver in Albany on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Speaker Silver Takes Leave Of Absence From NYC Law Firm

New York City-based Weitz & Luxenberg announced the separation Wednesday. President Perry Weitz says the firm was “shocked” to learn about the accusations against Silver.

01/28/2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file/credit: CBS2)

Chairman John Antoniello Backs Daniel Donovan To Replace Michael Grimm

The Staten Island Republican Party has chosen District Attorney Daniel Donovan as the party’s candidate for Michael Grimm’s empty congressional seat.

01/10/2015

St. Anselm Church

Pastor: Subway Noise Is Disrupting, Damaging Bay Ridge Church

The pastor of a church in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn – and other residents – claimed work by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been causing vibrations in the building.

05/08/2014

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmaker: MTA Should Be Buying Local For Verrazano Bridge Steel

More than $2 million of high-tech steel has been pressed into service to replace the upper deck of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, and it is coming from China.

06/22/2013

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)/Vito Lopez (credit: CBS 2)

GOP Lawmaker Blasts Taxpayer-Funded Defense For Speaker Silver

A taxpayer-funded defense for New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) is not sitting well with one fellow lawmaker.

06/22/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks - Albany, NY - Oct 17, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo, Legislature Agree On Middle Class Tax Cuts For New Yorkers

You might call this major legislative magic. Governor Andrew Cuomo and the legislative leaders have come up with a tax deal that somehow reduces taxes for everyone, but still raises nearly $2 billion in new revenue.

12/06/2011