Assembly


Appeals Judges Question Ex-Speaker’s Conviction

Appeals court judges in New York seem receptive to arguments that a recent Supreme Court ruling tosses ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s public corruption conviction into doubt. The 2nd U.S. Circuit…

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Court: Ex-NYC Pol’s Pension Can Be Taken

Contributions that a Bronx assemblyman made to his pension fund can be forfeited to satisfy an order imposed as part of his sentencing after his corruption conviction, a federal appeals…

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NY Senate Approves Bill to Teach About Lyme Disease

New York schoolchildren would have to be taught about Lyme disease under a bill before Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Dutchess County Senator Sue Serino says legislation she sponsored would require state…

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Assemblyman Goldfeder Will Not Seek Fourth Term

An Orthodox Jewish assemblyman from Queens will not run for a fourth term. Philip Goldfeder said in an op-ed Thursday that he is ending his legislative career five years after…

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Veteran Brooklyn Assemblyman Brennan to Retire

A veteran assemblyman who represented Jewish areas of Brooklyn for more than 30 years announced Tuesday he will not run for a 17th term this year. James Brennan told his…

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