Dean Skelos

NEW YORK |  Ex-Assembly speaker faces corruption sentencing, again

NEW YORK — A former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before corruption charges abruptly ended his career is begging for mercy as he faces sentencing for a second time. The fate of Democrat Sheldon Silver, 74, on Friday rests with a judge who ordered him imprisoned for 12 years … Continue reading NEW YORK |  Ex-Assembly speaker faces corruption sentencing, again

NEW YORK | Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

NEW YORK — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling that it’s a bad time to face corruption charges. The Manhattan jury returned its verdict after a monthlong trial put a spotlight on how lucrative contracts … Continue reading NEW YORK | Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case