Tag: Sheldon Silver

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

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

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

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

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

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

"There are a lot of variables...I’ve been in many debates that I think were a disservice to democracy."

ATS hired a lobbyist to push the “School Bus Camera Safety Act” in the state Legislature, records show.

While those rallying outside protested Cuomo’s position on issues ranging from education to the environment and gun rights, Democrats inside called the fundraiser a success.