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Jan 31, 2015
NY Senate Leader Rejects News Report of Federal Probe

NY Senate Leader Rejects News Report of Federal Probe

State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is taking issue with a NBC 4 New York report that he is being investigated by federal authorities. Read More

Jan 30, 2015
Silver Submits Official Resignation Letter

Silver Submits Official Resignation Letter

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly arrested for taking bribes, has submitted his formal letter of resignation as assembly speaker, his spokesman said Friday. Read More

Jan 29, 2015
NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

NY Sen. Leader Dean Skelos Investigated: Sources

Federal investigators are looking into state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos' sources of income, according to people familiar with the investigation. Read More

Jan 26, 2015
Silver to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

Silver to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges. Read More

Jan 23, 2015
What Did Cuomo Know Before Silver's Arrrest?

What Did Cuomo Know Before Silver's Arrrest?

Some are wondering just how much Governor Cuomo knew about Sheldon Silver's alleged kickbacks. Government Affairs Reporter Melissa Russo has more.

Jan 22, 2015
Albany Reacts to Sheldon Silver Arrest

Albany Reacts to Sheldon Silver Arrest

Sheldon Silver has long been viewed as the most powerful player in Albany but on Thursday he said he won’t resign and won’t even step aside as speaker despite the charges against him. The news of Silver's arrest has renewed calls to clean up Albany. Melissa Russo reports.

Jan 27, 2015
Silver to Leave Post as He Loses Democratic Support

Silver to Leave Post as He Loses Democratic Support

Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, agreed to give up the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday. Read More

Jan 23, 2015
Top Pols Back Silver After Arrest on Federal Bribery Charges

Top Pols Back Silver After Arrest on Federal Bribery Charges

New York and its Democratic Gov. Cuomo start this year's legislative session facing the latest taint on its already tarnished reputation for government ethics with the arrest of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who bent state... Read More

Jan 22, 2015
Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

Sheldon Silver Arrested, Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on federal corruption charges and is accused of using his position in the state legislature to collect millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, according to a... Read More

Dec 30, 2014
Silver, Bharara Decline Comment on Probe Report

Silver, Bharara Decline Comment on Probe Report

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and federal prosecutors in Manhattan are declining to comment Tuesday on a published report that they are investigating payments he received over several years from a small Manhattan... Read More

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