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Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Assemblyman Boyland Jr.’s Chief Of Staff Charged With Bribery, Conspiracy

Officials announced the unsealing of a complaint charging Ryan N. Hermon with “bribery and conspiracy to solicit more than $250,000 in exchange for performing official acts for the bribe payers.”

12/01/2011

Assemblyman William F. Boyland. (credit: assembly.state.ny.us)

Assemblyman William Boyland Accused Of Soliciting $250,000 In Bribes

A state lawmaker who was acquitted earlier this month in a bribery case has been arrested on new corruption charges.

11/29/2011

Peter Cammarano (credit: Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Ex-Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano Released From Prison

Cammarano was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison under a plea agreement. He admitted taking $25,000 from government informant Solomon Dwek, who posed as a crooked developer.

09/15/2011

Indian Day Parade Celebrations (credit: CBS 2)

India Day Parade Draws Thousands Along Madison Avenue

The grand marshal of the 31st annual celebration was “Bollywood” star actress Rani Mukherji, who was mobbed by fans when she arrived for the 10-block parade down Madison, starting at 38th Street.

08/21/2011

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey is interviewed by Wayne Cabot - New York, NY - Aug 4, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Former New Jersey Gov. Dick Codey Talks Corruption, Presidential Politics, And More

Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.

08/04/2011

Ramapo Reservation - Mahwah, NJ - Jul 18, 2009 (credit: Evan Bindelglass for WCBS 880)

What Do You Think When You Think New Jersey?

That question evoked a wide-range of answers from people who took a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind phone survey as well as people who called into the WCBS 880 talkback line.

07/26/2011

Sharpe James - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Ex-Newark Mayor Sharpe James Faces Lawsuit Over Campaign Funds

James ran Newark for more than 20 years and was also a state senator before he was convicted in 2008 and sent to prison on charges of abusing his office by steering city-owned land to his one-time mistress.

05/27/2011

Joseph Vas

Ex-Perth Amboy Mayor Gets Six Years In Corruption Case

Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.

04/12/2011

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NY Pol Praises New Whistle-Blower Safety Legislation

Congress is poised to pass legislation giving employees in the most sensitive government jobs a way to report corruption, waste and mismanagement without turning to outside organizations like WikiLeaks.

CBS New York–12/01/2010

Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra - File / Photo: City of Hartford

Hartford Mayor Now Wants Full Term In Office

The former city council president said after he was sworn in last June that he would only serve out the remainder of former mayor Eddie Perez’s term.

11/22/2010

Joseph Bruno (credit: AP)

Prosecutors In N.Y. Still Pursuing Bruno Conviction

Federal prosecutors plan to pursue new fraud charges against former New York Senate leader Joseph Bruno despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of some other convictions for “honest services” fraud.

11/16/2010

Overseas Travel Approved In NJ Corruption Case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — They’re accused of laundering millions of dollars through international networks that reach back to Israel, yet several of the defendants in New Jersey’s largest corruption sting have been allowed to travel […]

11/13/2010

Sharpe James - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Convicted Former Newark Mayor Returns To City Hall

City leaders, police, city workers and community activists lined up to shake hands with Sharpe James on Thursday.

11/05/2010

Title card from the trailer for "The Soprano State"

New Documentary On NJ Corruption Hits Theatres

Governor Chris Christie is a hero, but few others are in a documentary about New Jersey that hits theaters tonight.

10/22/2010

Speaker of the New York State Assembly Sheldon Silver speaks to members of the media in the State Capitol March 12, 2008 in Albany, New York. (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Koch To Fellow Dems: Dump Assembly Speaker Silver

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch says his fellow Democrats should dump one of their leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

10/20/2010

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