Sheldon Silver

Governor Cuomo announces special election

Jan 30, 2016
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On Saturday, Governor Andrew Cuomo released a proclamation regarding four vacant government seats.

Convictions prompt calls for change in Albany

Dec 14, 2015
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Following the recent convictions of two former legislative leaders, New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Senator Timothy Kennedy says more needs to be done to protect taxpayers. Meanwhile, the head of a government watchdog group suggests the time has come to curb potential conflicts-of-interest by making state legislators full-time employees.


Embattled Assemblyman to resign Monday

May 19, 2013
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A New York Assemblyman accused of sexually harassing women staffers for years says he will resign before he's expelled from the legislature.