Speculation on the defenses of Steve Pigeon

BY FRANK PARLATO A lot has been written about political operative and attorney G. Steven Pigeon, 55, after a state grand jury was led to indict him on June 30th on nine felony counts of bribery, rewarding official misconduct and


In defense of Steve Pigeon and American democracy

BY MATT RICCHIAZZI One of the most accomplished political activists of his generation, former Erie County Democratic Party Chairman G. Steven Pigeon has long been a target of entrenched special interests and party hacks. Today, he is fighting for his


The Public reports Justice John Michalek involved in state investigation

The Public’s Managing Editor Geoff Kelly is reporting that New York State Supreme Court Justice John Michalek as the target of a state investigation. Kelly writes: MICHALEK GOSSIP: Those downtown lawyers are always talking. The latest we’ve heard is that state federal investigators