Langworthy calls for Speaker Heastie to fire Counsel for extortion of JCOPE member 

New York Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy today called for the immediate dismissal of Speaker Carl Heastie’s top aide, Howard Vargas, for his threatening phone call to JCOPE member Julie Garcia following her vote on whether or not to investigate Governor


Michael Kearns could be next Assembly Speaker

In the face of Sheldon Silver’s arrest on public corruption charges, the Albany establishment — long entrenched in the culture of corruption that Silver typified — has been shaken to its core. As we speak there are rumblings in Albany that South