- Conviction of ex-speaker sends NY politics into turmoil Updated: Dec-01-15 2:22 pm
ALBANY, New York - The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh calls to overhaul a system that has stubbornly clung to its long history of corruption.
- Former NY lawmaker gets house arrest for lying to FBI Updated: Nov-24-15 2:09 pm
WHITE PLANS, New York - A terminally ill former New York state senator will serve six months of house arrest after being convicted of lying to the FBI about arranging a high-paying job for his son.
- New York lawmakers slow to address corruption despite trials Updated: Nov-21-15 10:23 am
ALBANY, New York - Two of the most powerful men in New York state government are on trial for corruption at the same time. Voter turnout is lower than it's been in decades. And polls show the public is as distrustful as it is apathetic.