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New York Corruption

Jon Stewart Runs Andrew Cuomo Through The Wringer

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo got the full treatment on Thursday night's "Daily Show," and not the kind reserved for a beloved celeb or a guest pushing a...

Paul Blumenthal

Cuomo Under Fire For Meddling In Anti-Corruption Panel He Created

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is under fire from good government groups and his potential Democratic primary opponent after a New York ...

Assemblyman Found Guilty In Bribery Case

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | New York

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK, Jan 13 (Reuters) - A New York state assemblyman was found guilty on Monday on charges he accepted $22,000 in...

Paul Blumenthal

We Knew New York Was Corrupt, But We Didn't Know It Was This Bad

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a sweeping indictment of New York politics, a commission empaneled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) to investigate official corruption in the...

Yet Another Moreland Commission Targeting New York Corruption: Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Michael D. Celock | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York
Michael D. Celock

Is the creation of a Moreland Commission the nuclear option Cuomo has claimed it to be, or is the current Commission nothing more than an illusion designed to give the appearance of taking decisive action to attack corruption?

John Celock

FBI Sitting In On New York Lawmaking

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

The New York political scene has been shaken up by the revelation that a former New York state senator sentenced to prison Thursday on corruption char...

Cuomo Threatens To Launch Ethics Probe

Newsday | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- As more lawmakers' names surfaced in a federal corruption probe, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Wednesday he might launch an ethics probe if legi...

State Senator Charged With Embezzlement

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 07.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A prominent New York state senator pleaded not guilty on Monday to embezzlement and other charges alleging he brazenly tried to sabot...

NY Lawmaker Faces MORE Corruption Charges

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York state lawmaker already facing bribery and other corruption charges has been accused of using funds meant for a nonprofit to pay...

New Bill From Cuomo Targets Corruption

Newsday | Posted 06.30.2013 | New York

ALBANY -- Public officials for the first time would face a misdemeanor if they fail to report suspected corruption by a colleague, under a bill unveil...

Six Arrested NY Pols, Six Not-Guilty Pleas

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 06.23.2013 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The government's evidence in a political corruption case – audio and video recordings, text messages, emails and more...

U.S. Attorney Warns Crooked NY Pols To Watch Their Backs

DNAinfo | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara sent a shot across the bow of Albany on Thursday, warning New York's corrupt politicians that they should be l...

Assemblyman To Resign After Cooperating With Feds

| Posted 04.04.2013 | New York

By Carla Zanoni and Jeff Mays NEW YORK — Bronx State Assemblyman Nelson Castro was expected to resign his office Thursday after a year-long cooper...

ANOTHER NY Politician Arrested For Corruption

Posted 04.04.2013 | New York

New York Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was arrested Thursday morning for taking bribes, says the U.S. Attorney's office. Four others were also arrested i...

The Most Corrupt City In America?

Posted 02.23.2012 | Chicago

As our former governor prepares to head west to begin his prison sentence, Chicago was given the unfortunate title of "most corrupt" city in America i...

Paterson's State Of The State Will Focus On Corruption

nytimes.com | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson on Wednesday will unveil a set of sweeping proposals to rein in political corruption in state government, including vastly expa...