Corruption

Taxpayer-funded propaganda gets very expensive under Cuomo

BY MIKE MADIGAN Governor Andrew Cuomo has been accused of using taxpayer dollars to fund propaganda that promotes his administration, perhaps most infamously, in the form of hundreds of millions of dollars in StartUp NY advertising buys at friendly media

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Corruption

Fitton to testify on Clinton Foundation oversight

(Washington, DC) –Judicial Watch announced that President Tom Fitton will provide testimony on December 13 before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Operations during a hearing titled “Oversight of Nonprofit Organizations: A Case Study on the Clinton Foundation.”

Corruption

Silver convicted on all counts — again

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, 74, was found guilty Friday of receiving more than $4 million in kickbacks — a sound affirmation of a 2015 conviction that had been overturned on appeal.  The jury found him guilty on all seven

Corruption

Everyone had at least one brush with Pigeon

BY FRANK PARLATO A POLITICAL QUESTION The question of whether politics was a motive for New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman’s prosecution of political operative and attorney G. Steven Pigeon, 55, has been debated in a few circles. Last