Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has declined to report his outside income on a state disclosure form, citing federal charges that he collected nearly $4 million in kickbacks.
A November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated.
More criminal charges were issued Thursday against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
A big UFC match in Newark this weekend is sparking excitement and new questions about New York’s ban on mixed martial arts.
“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.
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.
A son-in-law of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was charged with defrauding investors out of $7 million in a Ponzi scheme, according to a federal complaint.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara went too far in criticizing former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver upon his arrest, but not so far that the indictment against him must be tossed out, a judge said Friday.
Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver asked a judge on Thursday to toss out criminal charges against him, saying a federal prosecutor stretched the law too far to try to make a case.
Voters diapproved, 54 percent to 35 percent, of the way Cuomo is handling ethics in government, the poll found.
From his use of Twitter to a so-called “perp walk” that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that he has not been subpoenaed or contacted by federal investigators probing Albany corruption, and nor has his senior staff.
Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), the new speaker of the New York State Assembly, said Thursday that raising the minimum wage and expanding higher education access are among his priorities as he settles into his position.
The charges are honest services mail fraud, honest services wire fraud and extortion under the color of his official duties.
A state ethics commission has sent a notice of delinquency to former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, seeking information about his outside income.