Tag: Preet Bharara
A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo was among nine people arrested for corruption in two alleged schemes that included bid-rigging and bribery involving the Buffalo Billion initiative, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.
The senator, who will be expelled from office, is scheduled to be sentenced in March, but will appeal the verdict.
The judge asked the senator and his son whether they had anything to drink in the past 24 hours. The senator said he had a glass of wine; his son, a margarita.
Today, Sheldon Silver got justice, and at long last, so did the people of New York."
The Town of Hempstead takes center stage in this fall’s election on November 3rd.
Questions linger after state Senate majority leadership switcheroo this week.
Transcripts of senator's recorded calls give rare glimpse into Albany "sausage making."
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