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college aid to the children of undocumented immigr
6:37 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

NY Assembly passes 'Dream Act'

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver promoting the "Dream Act."
Credit Karen DeWitt

New York Assembly Democrats  approved  the Dream Act, a bill to give college aid to the children of undocumented immigrants. They urged the Senate to follow suit. 

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Government
10:03 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Person with connection to NY Speaker Silver under investigation

William Rapfogel, CEO of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty (left) with NY House Speaker Sheldon Silver
Credit metcouncil.org

The husband of a senior aid to New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been fired from his job at a top New York City not-for- profit, and is under criminal investigation by the State Attorney General.