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Hevesi gets jail time for kickbacks

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, Attorney General, City Comptroller, City Offices, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on April 21, 2011 | No Comments

He used to be state comptroller, but now Forest Hills resident Alan Hevesi is known as Inmate 11-R-1334. Hevesi was sent to a jail Friday in upstate Ulster County after being sentenced earlier that day to one to four years in prison for his role in the corruption scheme involving the state pension fund. The [...]

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Atty. general investigating Sen. Huntley

Posted by Ivan Pereira in Assembly, Attorney General, Congress, District 10, District 14, District 32, District 6, State Senate, Statewide Offices, U.S. House on March 24, 2011 | No Comments

Taxpayer money that was distributed to education groups with close ties to state Sen. Shirley Huntley (D-Jamaica) has caught the state attorney general’s eye, according to a published report. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued subpoenas to the nonprofit Parent Information Network Inc., which is run by Huntley’s daughter Pamela Corley, and another group called [...]

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Hevesi seeks judge change before sentencing

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Attorney General, State Comptroller, Statewide Offices on March 10, 2011 | No Comments

The attorney for disgraced former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was expected to file papers Tuesday arguing that the judge charged with sentencing the Forest Hills resident has a conflict of interest and another judge should hand down the sentencing, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office said. Hevesi’s attorney, Bradley D. Simon, could not be reached [...]

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Readability, privacy top ballot concerns

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, Attorney General, City Council, City Offices, Congress, Governor, State Comptroller, State Senate, Statewide Offices, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on November 11, 2010 | 1 Comment

While there were fewer problems with the new voting system in last week’s general election than in the primary, complaints about the ballots and machines were still widespread and the city and state need to address the small font size and privacy issues, state Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) and state Sen.-elect Tony Avella said this week.

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Queens rejects bid by Tea Party to gain toehold in boro

Posted by Anna Gustafson and Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, Attorney General, City Council, City Offices, Congress, Governor, State Comptroller, State Senate, Statewide Offices, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on November 11, 2010 | No Comments

The 2010 midterm elections drew residents from every corner of Queens to vote in races that ousted its last remaining Republican in Albany and changed the face of politics in a borough where Republicans and Tea Party members made little headway despite a national groundswell of support for more conservative politicians.

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Gillibrand, Schneiderman campaign in Flushing

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Attorney General, City Comptroller, U.S. Senate on November 1, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Democratic state Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman toured downtown Flushing with City Comptroller John Liu Friday in a last-minute push for Queens votes.