Tag: Sheldon Silver

Cuomo: Debates Can Be ‘Disservice to Democracy’

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

Exclusive: Red Light Camera Company Lobbying for School Bus Stop-Arm Cams...

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

Cuomo Draws Supporters, Protesters to Suffolk Fundraiser

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.

Valley Stream Firm at Center of $9M Nonprofit Scam

Three men have admitted to stealing $9 million from a taxpayer-funded anti-poverty nonprofit group by laundering it through a Long Island insurance company and...

Pols Call for Common Core Delay, Cuomo Urges Patience

State legislators stopped short of calling for a full repeal of the controversial new education programs.

Cuomo Adds Medical Marijuana to 2014 Agenda

“Research suggests that medical marijuana can help manage the pain of cancer and other diseases.”

Yet Another NY State Lawmaker Accused of Corruption

“For the second time in three days, we unseal criminal charges against a sitting member of our state legislature”