public corruption

Former Leader Sentenced
Sheldon Silver, the former leader of the New York State Assembly, has been sentenced to a lengthy stretch in prison for his conviction in a federal corruption case.
Corruption investigation
Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen says it'll take time to assess the value of the work of the Moreland commission on public corruption. Mollen was one of the members of the panel created by Governor Cuomo last summer to investigate wrongdoing involving state elected officials...
Corruption probe
Broome County District Attorney Gerald Mollen has been appointed to a state commission established to investigate public corruption. Governor Andrew Cuomo named about two-dozen people to the panel set up under the Moreland Act. Cuomo moved to form the commission after lawmakers failed to act on major ethics reforms during a legislative session marred by several high-profile corruption cases... Rea