Dean Skelos

Dean Skelos, left, surrenders to authorities on May 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NY Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos Resigns Leadership Post

State Senate Leader Dean Skelos has stepped down from his leadership post Monday following his arrest on corruption charges, CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reports.

05/11/2015

Dean Skelos, left, surrenders to authorities on May 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

N.Y. Senate Democrats To Try Again To Force Skelos Out Of Leadership

Democratic lawmakers in Albany will try again to oust state Senate Leader Dean Skelos, following his arrest on federal corruption charges.

05/08/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Sen. Dean Skelos. (FILE; Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Skelos Survives Attempted Ousting By Democrats After Arrest

The lawmakers failed in an attempt Wednesday to force a vote on removing Senate Leader Dean Skelos of Rockville Centre.

05/06/2015

Dean Skelos, left, surrenders to authorities on May 4, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Skelos Stays On As State Senate Leader Amid Corruption Charges

New York state Senate leader Dean Skelos has held onto power following corruption charges, even as some fellow Republicans have said he should step down as leader to avoid a political distraction.

05/05/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Surrender In Federal Probe

New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos has surrendered to face charges including extortion and soliciting bribes amid a federal investigation into the awarding of a $12 million contract to a company that hired his son.

05/04/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Report: Skelos Arrest Expected To Take Place Next Week

A published report Friday evening said New York State Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son are expected to be arrested next week.

05/01/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos Not Resigning Amid Federal Investigation

Republican Dean Skelos told reporters that he has hired an attorney in response to the investigation but said he had no plans to step down.

04/23/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

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.

04/16/2015

New York Senate Majority Leader Sen. Dean Skelos. (FILE; Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources To CBS2: Feds Probing N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos

The FBI and federal prosecutors have begun investigating New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and his son, sources told CBS2.

04/15/2015

A natural gas company wants to build a gas transfer station 19 miles off the coast of Long Island's South Shore. (Photo: Handout)

Environmentalists, NYC Officials Call On Gov. Cuomo To Nix Natural Gas Terminal

State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos is against the project, which the Coast Guard is reviewing.

03/16/2015

FILE -- Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Getty Images)

Astorino On Alleged Secret Deal Between Skelos, Cuomo: ‘I Guess That’s Politics’

The campaign manager for Rob Astorino, Andrew Cuomo’s Republican challenger in this month’s gubernatorial race, told the New York Post that the incumbent Democratic governor reached a political deal with Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos.

11/16/2014

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Gov. Cuomo, Top State Legislators Head To Israel For ‘Unity Mission’

Cuomo says with Israel under increasing threat and antisemitic incidents on the rise, the time is now to make the state’s commitment clear.

08/12/2014

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo, New York Officials To Visit Israel Tuesday

Cuomo, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate co-leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day visit.

08/10/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Sponsor Hopes For Agreement On Medical Marijuana Bill In New York

The bill’s sponsor said talks between between the governor’s office, Senate and Assembly have started and and her goal is an agreement within days.

06/12/2014

John F. Kennedy Catholic High School in Somers, N.Y. (credit: kennedycatholic.org)

Religious Schools Call On New York State Lawmakers To Approve Tax Credits

Charter schools and pre-kindergarten are getting funding in the recently approved state budget. But tax credits that would have benefited private schools with up to $150 million a year have so far been denied.

04/08/2014

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