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Embattled Sheldon Silver Still Has Support on Tackling Overcrowded Schools

The indicted assemblyman announced an April meeting and still has the support of many in his community.

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Lawmakers Required to Disclose Outside Income Over $1,000 Under Ethics Plan

Ethics reforms proposed by the governor still need approval from the state senate.

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READ THE INDICTMENT: Sheldon Silver May Have to Give Up Apartment, Pension

A federal grand jury returned an indictment against Sheldon Silver Thursday afternoon.

Civic Center »

TIMELINE: Malcolm Smith Just the Latest Politician Arrested or Convicted

More than a dozen elected officials have been carted off in cuffs or convicted in court since 2010.

Pelham Gardens »

Heastie Replaces Silver as Speaker, But Observers Fear More of the Same

Carl Heastie of The Bronx was elected Assembly Speaker Tuesday.

Greenwich Village »

Gov. Cuomo Vows He Won't Sign Budget If Ethics Reforms Don't Pass

The governor said he would not approve a state budget that does not include his five-point ethics plan.

Pelham Parkway »

Meet the Two Candidates Vying to Replace Sheldon Silver as Assembly Speaker

Frontrunner Carl Heastie is facing off against Catherine Nolan of Queens after others dropped out.

Midtown »

Feds Investigating Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos: Report

Federal investigators are looking into Dean Skelos' outside income, according to NBC New York.

Lower East Side »

Weitz & Luxenberg 'Shocked' as Silver Takes Leave Absence from Firm

Federal prosecutors say Silver used the firm to mask "kickbacks" as legitimate income.

Sunnyside »

Queens Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan Vying to Be First Female Speaker

Nolan announced her candidacy Wednesday, looking to replace Sheldon Silver, who was arrested last week.

Lower East Side »

Sheldon Silver Out as Assembly Speaker

The Assembly will hold an election Feb. 10 to replace Silver, who was arrested on corruption charges.

Lower East Side »

Calls Increase for Silver to Step Down as Assembly Speaker

Gov. Cuomo questioned an arrangement that would allow Silver to step back from his role.

Lower East Side »

Powerful Lobbyist and Pal of Sheldon Silver Is Key Witness in Bribery Case

Brian Meara, one of the top-paid lobbyists in Albany, is a cooperating witness for the feds.

Civic Center »

New York's Biggest Political Contributor is Main Figure in Silver Case

Glenwood Management, owned by 100-year-old Leonard Litwin, is "Developer 1," sources say.

Midtown »

De Blasio Calls Sheldon Silver a 'Man of Integrity'

Bill de Blasio was among many New York Democrats who defended Sheldon Silver Thursday.