William Boyland Jr.

A former New York state assemblyman has been sentenced to 14 years in prison after he was caught in a sting operation accepting bribes from a carnival promoter and two undercover FBI agents posing as out-of-town real estate investors.

3/7/14 Panel

Mar 7, 2014

    Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and Jimmy Vielkind, Chief of Capital New York’s Albany Bureau.

Topics include:
Ukraine/Crimea
Military sex assault bill
Boyland convicted
Cuomo v. DeBlasio
Astorino

NY State Lawmaker Pleads Not Guilty To New Charges

May 14, 2013
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A New York state lawmaker already facing bribery and other corruption charges has pleaded not guilty to new mail fraud charges.

Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. of Brooklyn is accused of using funds meant for a nonprofit to pay for community events promoting his political career. He entered the plea on Monday. The new charges were announced earlier this month.