Latest Sheldon Silver News

NY law has long let officials use campaign funds for defense

Jul. 27, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some legislators want to change New York's campaign finance rules after Gov. Andrew Cuomo used $285,000 in political donations to pay lawyers representing him in sexual harassment and misconduct investigations. New York politicians have used millions...

AP source: Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to be returned to federal prison after home confinement is denied

May. 06, 2021 15:30 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to be returned to federal prison after home confinement is denied.

AP source: Sheldon Silver ordered back to federal prison

May. 06, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will be returned to federal prison after federal authorities denied him home confinement, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The person could not discuss the matter publicly and...

Editorial Roundup: New York

May. 05, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

Albany Times Union. May 4, 2021. Editorial: It’s time, Cambridge THE ISSUE: A Washington County school district is debating whether to retire the Indians name and mascot. THE STAKES: ...

AP source: Sheldon Silver released from prison on furlough

May. 04, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been released from a federal prison on furlough while he awaits potential placement to home confinement, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Silver, 77, began serving his more...

AP source: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver released from federal prison on furlough, awaiting home confinement

May. 04, 2021 12:06 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP source: Ex-NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver released from federal prison on furlough, awaiting home confinement.