eric stevenson http://wamc.org en Assemblyman Stevenson Convicted Of Bribery http://wamc.org/post/assemblyman-stevenson-convicted-bribery <p>An Assemblyman from the Bronx has been convicted of corruption charges, meanwhile an Assemblyman from the Buffalo area resigned over accusations of sexual harassment.</p><p>On the first formal day of the legislative session, Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was convicted of bribery by a federal jury after he took $20,000 from adult day care developers in exchange for promising favorable legislation.&nbsp; Under state law, Stevenson is automatically removed from office. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:02:05 +0000 Karen Dewitt 81801 at http://wamc.org Assemblyman Stevenson Convicted Of Bribery Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-95 <p>WAMC political observer Dr. Alan Chartock talks about NJ Gov. Chris Christie, the conviction of New York Assemblyman Eric Stevenson and the retirement of Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:46:48 +0000 Alan Chartock 81800 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case http://wamc.org/post/politician-indicted-ny-2008-perjury-case <p>A former New York state assemblyman has pleaded not guilty to perjury in a corruption case.</p><p>An indictment was unsealed Wednesday in the Bronx against Nelson Castro.</p><p>Prosecutors say Castro lied under oath during a civil proceeding concerning his eligibility for placement on the ballot in a primary election for the 86th Assembly District.</p><p>The Bronx Democrat resigned last week after he said he cooperated with federal officials in a separate bribery case involving Bronx Democratic Assemblyman Eric&nbsp;Stevenson. Castro was not charged criminally in that case.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:28:50 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61979 at http://wamc.org Politician indicted in NY 2008 perjury case 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