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The anatomy of construction corruption

In New York City’s $45.3 billion construction industry, it’s a network of middlemen that choreographs the rise of buildings. From supply companies to electrical workers, developers rely on a consortium of professionals to assign...

The anatomy of construction corruption
Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in the slammer

Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in the slammer

UPDATED, 5:00 p.m., May 3: Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday, after his conviction on federal corruption charges related to his dealings with several...

Sheldon Silver gets 12 years in the slammer
Silver should serve more than 10 years in prison: prosecutors

Silver should serve more than 10 years in prison: prosecutors

U.S. prosecutors are recommending that former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver receive a sentence “substantially in excess”...

Silver should serve more than 10 years in prison: prosecutors
Sheldon Silver disbarred from practicing law

Sheldon Silver disbarred from practicing law

Former state Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver, who lost his seat in Albany after his conviction on federal corruption charges...

Sheldon Silver disbarred from practicing law
Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial

Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial

Like former Albany colleague Sheldon Silver, New York state senator Dean Skelos will not testify at his federal corruption...

Dean Skelos won’t testify at corruption trial
As demands for resignation mount, Skelos clings to power

As demands for resignation mount, Skelos clings to power

When corruption allegations landed on Assemblyman Sheldon Silver’s doorstep, he resigned. But state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos is...

As demands for resignation mount, Skelos clings to power
Judge tosses Sheldon Silver’s bid to dismiss charges

Judge tosses Sheldon Silver’s bid to dismiss charges

A federal judge has refused former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s bid to dismiss the corruption charges leveled against him....

Judge tosses Sheldon Silver’s bid to dismiss charges

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