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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver

Another Dem Calls For Sheldon Silver To Resign

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.30.2013 | New York

On Wednesday, New York State assemblywoman Inez Barron, a Democrat from Brooklyn, joined the chorus of voices calling for Assembly Speaker Sheldon Sil...

PHOTOS: A Late Night At The Lowline

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 09.15.2012 | New York

"Imagining the Lowline," the showcase for New York's first underground park, is set up in an abandoned warehouse on Essex and Broome. At night, the wa...

Schumer Goes After Vito Lopez

Posted 09.07.2012 | New York

Senator Chuck Schumer has joined fellow Democrats calling for New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez to resign amidst allegations from female staffers ...

Albany Sex Scandal Goes From Bad to Worse

Dan Collins | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver spent $103,000 of your taxpayer money to secretly settle the claims of two women who said they were sexually harassed by Vito Lopez. As things turned out, Lopez was only warming up. Welcome to Albany.

Pay Hike for Albany Legislators? Nah

Dan Collins | Posted 03.26.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Talk about a non-starter. This week the top Democrat in the New York state legislature floated the idea that the lawmakers deserve to get pay raises.

Andrew Cuomo Takes a Victory Lap

Dan Collins | Posted 03.05.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Last year worked so well by NY standards that the populace probably presumes the governor will be pull it off again with a budget that looks serious and reformist, yet carries no major pain for any of the state's powerful interest groups. He certainly sounded that way in his State-of-the State speech.

Andrew Cuomo Has Secret 'Peace' Pow Wow With Shelly Silver

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo's gubernatorial campaign was all about cleaning up Albany. Therefore, the governor-elect is apparently trying to make nice with a man who...

CONFLICT OF INTEREST? Sheldon Silver's State-Business Stock Ties

nydailynews.com | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver owns stock in 30 companies with business before the state, the Daily News has learned. The shares are a pote...