Sheldon Silver

Due To Charges, Ex-Speaker Silver Declines To Report Outside IncomeFormer 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.
Trial Date Set For Indicted Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon SilverA 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 For Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon SilverMore criminal charges were issued Thursday against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
UFC President On Bringing Professional MMA To New York: It's Looking A Lot Better NowA big UFC match in Newark this weekend is sparking excitement and new questions about New York's ban on mixed martial arts.
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.
Sources To CBS2: Feds Probing N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean SkelosThe FBI and federal prosecutors have begun investigating New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) and his son, sources told CBS2.
Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's Son-In-Law Charged In $7M Ponzi SchemeA 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.
Judge: Bharara Went Too Far In Slamming Silver, But Indictment Won't Be DroppedU.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.
Ex-Speaker Silver Goes Before Judge, Asks To Have Criminal Charges TossedFormer 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.
Poll: New Yorkers Overwhelmingly Concerned About CorruptionVoters diapproved, 54 percent to 35 percent, of the way Cuomo is handling ethics in government, the poll found.
Bharara Defends Remarks, Handling Of Sheldon Silver Criminal CaseFrom 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.
Cuomo: Senior Staff Has Not Been Contacted By Feds Investigating CorruptionNew 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.