corruption

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The corruption conviction of the former New York State Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver, was overturned on a technicality by a federal appeals court.

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Former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s corruption conviction has been overturned.

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Former Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and six associates have pleaded not guilty to state corruption charges.

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Several senators who are part of a breakaway group of Democrats known as the Independent Democratic Conference were paid extra stipends – ranging from $12,500 to $18,000 a year – for serving on various Senate committees controlled by the majority party Republicans.

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Suffolk County has filed a lawsuit against former county Conservative Chairman Edward Walsh in an attempt to recoup the salary and overtime Walsh illegally accepted.

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