THE CLOUD OF CORRUPTION RISES AGAIN Assembly Republican Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) Federal charges are being levied against top Cuomo aide Joseph Percoco, the influential head of the SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Alain Kaloyeros, and others for a series of […]
Today, the U.S. Appeals Court for the Second Circuit denied disgraced former Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson’s appeal of his federal trial judge’s order seizing his pension contributions assets that can be used to pay his $22,000 restitution penalty. Second Circuit […]
From the mind of blogger, Gary Tilzer, @unitedNYblogs
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito tries to have both ways as she assists the Rivington deed cover up as she criticizes it.
Mayor de Blasio is flying for a week-long vacation in Rome while his administration is being probed by several prosecutors amid questionable campaign fundraising and “pay-to-play” allegations.
Correction Officers’ union chief Norman Seabrook was busted by the feds Wednesday morning on corruption charges.
Alongside the Judge’s signature on this Order that permitted the sale of the property was the stamped endorsement and consent of the New York State Attorney General’s Office.
NO PENSION FORFEITURE IS A SLAP IN THE FACE TO HARD WORKING NEW YORK TAXPAYERS Assembly Minority Leader Brian M. Kolb (R,C-Canandaigua) Convicted former legislative leaders Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos will collect New York taxpayer money to the tune […]
Skelos’ Conviction Must Be Followed by Major Reforms in Albany Today former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was found guilty on charges of public corruption, less than two weeks after his longtime colleague, former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, […]
Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake says his work with Hilltop Public Solutions would be entirely on “projects that are national and international in focus,” and which are “predominantly political” campaigns, and would not be consulting for any clients with business before […]
Ex-State Senate leader Skelos and his son found guilty at corruption trial Former state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam, were convicted on all counts Friday for shaking down more than $300,000 in payoffs by trading on […]
South Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake Joins Hilltop Public Solutions The political establishment in the Bronx and Albany is agog at journalist Mike Allen’s POLITICO Playbook item reporting that South Bronx Assemblyman Michael Blake is joining Hilltop Public Solutions. Hilltop is […]
Real Fight for NY: Jane Jacobs Decentralization vs de Blasio Centralized Control By Gary Tilzer It wasn’t enough for decision-makers to have knowledge of programs and services, “they must understand, and understand thoroughly, specific places,” Jane Jacobs wrote. And that […]
Political blogger and TBC contributor Gary Tilzer says that this NY Post front page sums up the upcoming trials of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and former State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos—and political corruption in general. He cites disgraced […]
How Corrupt Bronx Pols Protect Themselves From Prosecution Another photo op-ed from contributor Gary Tilzer (@unitednyblogs) http://truenewsfromchangenyc.blogspot.com/