Tag: Sheldon Silver

John Flanagan Replaces Dean Skelos as NY Senate Majority Leader

The change in leadership comes a week after Skelos was arrested on federal corruption charges.

Sen. Dean Skelos, Son, Arrested on Corruption Charges

The powerful state lawmaker from Rockville Centre is accused of taking bribes.

Reports Of Probe Into Dean Skelos Spark Nassau Inquiry

Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano's spokesman said the county is not a target of the probe.

NY Assembly Taps New Speaker To Fix Ethics Mess

The Bronx Democrat is the first African American to hold the chamber's top post.

NY Sen. Dean Skelos Denies Report He’s Under Federal Investigation

Skelos' office blasted the report as "thinly sourced" and irresponsible journalism.

Long Island Plays Key Role in Picking Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s...

But the next speaker will most likely hail from New York City.

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Earned $5M in Bribery Scheme, Feds...

The 70-year-old lawmaker has been accused of using his influence in the state to pad his pockets.

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested Amid Corruption Probe, Reports Say

Federal prosecutors reportedly opened an investigation into Silver after Gov. Andrew Cuomo unceremoniously disbanded the so-called Moreland Commission.

Long Island Assembly Rematch Between Murray, Hennessey Too Close to Call

Results of the other 21 Assembly seats on LI were largely predictable.