ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Prosecutors and lawyers for the defense gave opening statements Monday in the bid rigging trial of a former associate of Gov. Cuomo and two upstate development firms, who are accused of fraudulently obtaining lucrative taxpayer-funded state contracts.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that he’s appointed Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas as a special prosecutor to look into the domestic violence accusations against disgraced former Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
STATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA – The State Ethics Commission is moving ahead with a full investigation of Governor Tom Wolf’s deputy chief of staff, Yesenia Bane. She is married to a natural gas industry lobbyist and is the subject of a formal complaint over her potential conflicts of interest.
STATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA – On the day of the Governor’s budget address last month, Amtrak’s 7:25 Keystone service from Philadelphia’s 30th street station to Harrisburg filled up with lobbyists on their way to the Capitol.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) — Lawyers for state Representative Tarah Toohil have released additional abuse allegations against a fellow GOP lawmaker—along with portions of a House investigation into the matter.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) – A potentially unprecedented conflict is unfolding in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives. After alleged abuse, one Republican lawmaker has been granted a restraining order against another.
HARRISBURG, PA, (WSKG) — State House Republicans have concluded an internal investigation into abuse allegations against one of their own. The case involving Representative Nick Miccarelli is an unusual one. Both of Miccarelli’s accusers work in the Capitol, and one is fellow Republican Representative Tarah Toohil. The investigation began more than a month ago, when the two women first filed their allegations. One, who has not come forward publicly, said he raped her.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Governor Cuomo spoke publicly for the first time since his former closest aide was convicted of running two bribery schemes while working for the governor and managing Cuomo’s reelection campaign.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – Governor Andrew Cuomo’s former top aide Joe Percoco has been found guilty on three counts of bribery and conspiracy to commit honest service fraud, by a federal jury in Manhattan on Tuesday.