Malcolm Smith http://wamc.org en 6/18/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/61814-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Ray Graf and Legislative Director of NYPIRG, Blair Horner.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Benghazi Capture<br />Malcolm Smith Mistrial<br />Iraq Update<br />GM Hearing</p><p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 92855 at http://wamc.org 6/18/14 Panel Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-188 <p>WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Hillary Clinton on U.S. relations with Iran and a mistrial for Queens State Senator Malcolm Smith. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:45:57 +0000 Alan Chartock 92850 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Court Releases Names of More NY Lawmakers Under Cloud of Corruption http://wamc.org/post/court-releases-names-more-ny-lawmakers-under-cloud-corruption <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eight more names of lawmakers&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and others potentially involved in corruption were made public Wednesday, when a judge ordered prosecutors in the case of convicted ex- Senator Shirley Huntley to make public the names of &nbsp;her colleagues that she secretly recorded. &nbsp;WAMC's&nbsp;Capitol Correspondent Karen Dewitt reports.</span></p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 19:50:22 +0000 Karen Dewitt 64185 at http://wamc.org Court Releases Names of More NY Lawmakers Under Cloud of Corruption Cuomo: 'We must do better' on corruption http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-we-must-do-better-corruption <p>In his first major address since last week’s corruption scandals in Albany involving the arrests of state Senator Malcolm Smith, Assemblyman Eric Stevenson and several other political leaders on both sides of the aisle, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new ethics reform package in New York City Tuesday afternoon.</p><p>Cuomo’s proposal will empower district attorneys across the state to pursue public corruption cases.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:30:04 +0000 Ian Pickus 61814 at http://wamc.org Cuomo: 'We must do better' on corruption The Times Union's James Odato - Aqueduct award investigation could reopen following Smith arrest http://wamc.org/post/times-unions-james-odato-aqueduct-award-investigation-could-reopen-following-smith-arrest <p>Could last week’s arrest of New York State Senator Malcolm Smith of New York City revive a somewhat dormant investigation of possible wrongdoing in the awarding several years ago of a license to operate a racino at the Aqueduct Race Track in Queens? Several years back when Smith and several other Democrats had control of the senate, a bidding process was underway for the racino, a process that led to accusations of pay-to play by the Inspector General Joseph Frisch.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 16:12:03 +0000 Brian Shields 61698 at http://wamc.org The Times Union's James Odato - Aqueduct award investigation could reopen following Smith arrest Alan Chartock - Corruption in the New York State Legislature http://wamc.org/post/alan-chartock-corruption-new-york-state-legislature <p>Just two days after State Senator Malcolm Smith of New York City was charged with bribery, another state lawmaker is facing the same charge in an un-related case.</p><p>Democratic Assemblyman Eric Stevenson of the Bronx, whose grandfather served in the legislature, is charged with four others, accused of taking bribes in exchange for producing legislation that would benefit the business of one of his co-defendants. Prosecutors say another member of the assembly was named in a sealed indictment, and has cooperated in the investigation. Nelson Castro of the Bronx has resigned from office.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:27:42 +0000 Alan Chartock & Brian Shields 61466 at http://wamc.org Alan Chartock - Corruption in the New York State Legislature Another day, another New York legislator in handcuffs http://wamc.org/post/another-day-another-new-york-legislator-handcuffs <p>Two days after a New York state Senator was arrested for trying to bribe his way onto the New York City mayoral ballot, a state Assemblyman has been accused of accepting &nbsp;payments to sponsor legislation that would benefit developers of an adult day care center in the Bronx.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:04:52 +0000 Karen DeWitt 61438 at http://wamc.org Another day, another New York legislator in handcuffs Smith scandal reverberates through state's political circles http://wamc.org/post/smith-scandal-reverberates-through-states-political-circles <p>Government reform groups say New York’s politicians need to enact public financing of campaigns, one day after a State Senator was arrested for allegedly trying to bribe his way &nbsp;onto the ballot for the New York City mayor’s race. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:53:09 +0000 Karen DeWitt 61372 at http://wamc.org Smith scandal reverberates through state's political circles Vox Pop : Open Forum - Public Corruption : 4/3/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-public-corruption-4313 <p>Yesterday’s events in New York will surely go down as yet another marker in the state’s history of political corruption as six officials, including former New York State Senate Majority Leader, State Senator Malcolm Smith, are now facing federal charges.</p><p>Today we want your take on the so-called culture of corruption that seems to pervade many areas of public service and elected office. Does power corrupt those who have it? WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:00:00 +0000 61350 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - Public Corruption : 4/3/13 4/3/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/4313-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC’s Morning Edition Host, David Guistina, and Associate Editor of The Times Union – Mike Spain. Ray Graf moderates.</p><p>This morning our discussion topics include:</p><ul><li>State Senator Malcolm Smith corruption case</li><li>Gun Control Reform, President Obama is in CO today, CT next week</li><li>Gallup Poll shows The Capital Region is among the least religious regions in the nation</li><li>China Smog Linked to 1.2 Million Premature Deaths</li></ul><p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 61327 at http://wamc.org