Sheldon Silver, who, as speaker of the New York State House of Representatives, was one of the three most powerful men in Albany for more than two decades, was convicted in 2015 of honest services fraud, meaning that in carrying out the functions of his office, he put personal profit ahead of honestly serving the public.
The Sullivan County Legislature has released information saying it has received several responses to a request for proposals (RFP) that will establish baseline measures of the air, water and noise in the area near the proposed gas compressor station near Eldred.
Congressman John Faso continues his attack on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the way the state handles the Medicaid program.
According to a Sienna College poll, as of May 66% of voters in New York State were unaware that in November voters will be asked to decide whether the state should hold a constitutional convention.
A rational human being might assume that the first priority of a pharmaceutical company would be to create drugs that help people be healthy.
The Flexible Flow Management Plan (FFMP), which dates from 2007, expired on May 31 because New Jersey, one of the five so-called decree parties covered by a Supreme Court decree in 1954, refused to extend it for another year.
More than three years after the FBI raided the offices of Shalom Lamm in Bloomingburg, NY, there is now a guilty plea in the case. On May 25, developer Kenneth Nakdimen, Lamm’s partner, pled guilty to a single count of conspiracy to corrupt the electoral process.
The Millennium Pipeline Company is in the process of getting permits for a compressor station in Eldred and other pipeline expansion projects known collectively as the Eastern System Upgrade (ESU).
A federal court in Northern California on May 8 ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred when it allowed registration of dozens of pesticides containing a class of chemicals called neonicotinoids.