ALBANY — Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday. … Full Article
ALBANY— The speaker of the state Assembly fought to keep his position amid federal corruption charges Monday with a plan to temporarily cede power to five lieutenants while contenders and critics sought to topple the veteran lawmaker. … Full Article
New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on charges he used his position as one of the state's most powerful politicians to collect millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks disguised as legitimate income.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday named Kenneth Adams, veteran business and economic development administrator from Brooklyn, as the commissioner of the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. … Full Article