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Times-Union investigating a Jordan Levy firm connected to Sheldon Silver

The Albany Times Union is investigating Counsel Financial, an investment vehicle connected to Buffalo based venture capitalist Jordan Levy, Weitz & Luxembourg, and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.  307 more words

Assembly

Calif. man sentenced for traveling to S.C. to have sex with teen

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WJCL) — A California man has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison and 25 years of supervised release for traveling to South Carolina to have sex with 15-year-old. 218 more words

National

Security Officials Say Basic Steps Can Protect You From Cyber Attacks

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After daily headlines about cyber attacks on your banking, healthcare and your identity, consumers wonder just how they can compete with international cyber conspiracies. 270 more words

News

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy Calls War on Drugs "a failed experiment": Proposes decriminalizing all drugs.

Proposing measures to create a “second chance society,” Governor Dannel Malloy this week got more relevant than ever to life as it is actually lived in Connecticut. 597 more words

Marijuana

Pervasive Albany corruption under attack!

By: Mike Madigan

Albany is now on notice that there is a new sheriff in town in the name of US Attorney Preet Bharara.

It is quickly becoming apparent Bharara is committed to rooting out the pervasive corruption that controls both major political parties in NY State. 564 more words

NY Senate

Inside McQuade's 2015 docket

Barbara McQuade, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan, has had a full plate in 2014. From prosecuting high profile corruption cases at city hall, fighting violent crime in partnership with local law enforcement groups and guaranteeing environmental justice for urban communities to nailing down health care fraudsters masking as medical doctors. 1,253 more words

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U.S. Attorney nails NY State "3 men in a room" culture - with an indictment


Two of the “3 men in a room” — NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, State Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver

One day after charging one of New York’s leading lawmakers with exploiting his office to obtain millions of dollars in kickbacks and bribes, the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York delivered a stinging condemnation of the culture of corruption in Albany and said the system was set up to breed misdeeds.

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Politics