Thomas Libous

Libous Sentenced
Thomas Libous has been sentenced for his felony conviction of lying to the FBI.
The 62-year-old former state Senator was sentenced November 24 in Westchester County to six months house arrest and two years probation. He also was fined $50,000...
No New Trial
Former state Senator Thomas Libous has lost a bid to have his conviction for lying to the FBI thrown out.
U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti rejected the contention of the former senator's attorney that the July conviction by a federal jury was based on insufficient evidence...
Campaigning at Stadium
The candidates for the 52nd District state Senate seat are making appearances across the Southern Tier as they try to meet as many prospective voters as possible before the November special election. They're vying to replace Republican Thomas Libous, who was convicted of lying to the FBI...
NY Senate Race Underway
Frederick Akshar, the Broome County undersheriff, has announced he's running for the state Senate seat vacated by fellow Republican Thomas Libous.
Akshar became undersheriff a few weeks ago. He launched his campaign with a formal announcement in the town of Dickinson August 4...
Staying in Assembly
Assemblyman Clifford Crouch says he will not run for the Senate seat vacated after Thomas Libous was found guilty of lying to FBI agents.
Crouch - a Chenango County Republican - released a statement Monday afternoon announcing he plans to focus on his current work in the state Assembly...
No Senate Bid
Binghamton Mayor Richard David has advised Republican party officials that he doesn't want to be considered for the state Senate seat vacated by Thomas Libous.
In a statement released on Sunday, David said he had "received a great deal of encouragement" to run for the seat afte…
Fiala for Senate?
Governor Andrew Cuomo has started campaigning for Barbara Fiala for the state Senate seat vacated with the federal court conviction of Thomas Libous.
Less than 24 hours after Libous was found guilty of lying to the FBI, Cuomo said Fiala - a former Broome County executive - would "be fantasti…
Guilty
State Senator Thomas Libous has been found guilty of lying to FBI agents when they interviewed him in 2010.
The verdict in the federal trial in White Plains was announced Wednesday afternoon.
United States Attorney Preet Bhrara announced the indictment of Libous on July 1, 2014...
Listen: The Libous Interviews
The federal trial of state Senator Thomas Libous is getting underway in White Plains.
Libous is accused of lying to federal agents in 2010. He was indicted by a grand jury just over a year ago. The FBI had questioned Libous about the possible use of political influence in connection with his son Matt…
Trial Preparations
Senator Thomas Libous wants to be able to discuss his health challenges at his upcoming federal trial.
The Binghamton Republican has been accused of making false statements to the FBI. His indictment was announced nearly a year ago. The trial is scheduled to start July 13 in Westchester County...

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