Ethics & Corruption

Seth Wenig / AP

The retrial of former Nassau County Executive, Ed Mangano, and his wife Linda, has been postponed after the discovery of new evidence.

Mary Altaffer / AP

The former speaker of the New York State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday, after being convicted for a second time on federal corruption charges.

Mary Altaffer / AP

Governor Cuomo’s economic development programs have been the subject of two federal corruption trials that ended with convictions for two of Cuomo’s former associates. Some say problems with the state’s $9 billion economic development programs go beyond  corruption, and that the structure of the programs is flawed.

Seth Wenig / AP

Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and his son Adam were found guilty of federal corruption charges in a retrial that ended Tuesday.

Hans Pennink / AP

Opponents to incumbent Andrew Cuomo in the 2018 governor’s race are continuing to weigh in on the corruption convictions of the former head of Cuomo’s economic development programs. Independent candidate for governor and former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner says it’s not just Cuomo and his administration, who are to blame.

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