Blair Horner

Schneiderman: Ban Outside Income For State LawmakersCuomo has proposed strengthening outside income reporting but no outright ban.
Watchdog Group Sees Reported Sheldon Silver Probe As Opportunity For Ethics ReformNew York's system of ethics is fundamentally flawed, weak in its language and lacking independent, well-funded oversight, a government watchdog says.
Cuomo Signs Under 17 Indoor Tanning Ban Legislation Teens under age 17 in New York will be banned from indoor tanning under a new law intended to protect children from ultraviolet radiation and a higher risk of skin cancer.
Health Advocates Want All N.J. Minors Banned From Tanning SalonsThe American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
Sheldon Silver's Finances Raise Some QuestionsAccording to public disclosure forms, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver owns stock in over 30 companies -- many of which do business with the state. However, what the forms don't show voters is how much the shares are worth.