Forest City Ratner Lobbyist Cited in Bribery Case Sentenced to Prison By HEZI ARIS

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YONKERS, NY — October 1, 2012 — Ridge Hill developer Forest City Ratner’s now former lobbyist Richard Lipsky (65-years old) faced 10 years in connection to his entering a guilty plea in January 2012 that included bribing a politician in return for favors. Among those he collaborated with was Brooklyn Democratic State Senator Carl Kruger who is presently serving a sentence of 7 years imprisonment. …

eHeziForest City Ratner Lobbyist Cited in Bribery Case Sentenced to Prison By HEZI ARIS

Former Democrat, NYS Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Bribery Schemes

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Co-Defendant Michael Turano Sentenced to Two Years in Prison NEW YORK, NY – April 26, 2012 — Preet Bharara (pictured), the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that New York State Senator Carl Kruger was sentenced today to seven years in prison for engaging in bribery schemes in which he accepted hundreds of thousands of …

eHeziFormer Democrat, NYS Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Bribery Schemes

Read The Westchester Guardian – December 29, 2011 Edition

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Click to open The Westchester Guardian – December 29, 2011 edition Click onto the hyperlink above to open the virtual paper onto you screen. Please be patient as it may take about 30 seconds for the document to be displayed onto your computer screen. You will need Adobe Reader to view the document. Get the latest, fully functioning Adobe Pro software at no cost and free of virus …

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The Albany Correspondent: Pimping Out Senate Influence By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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The Albany Correspondent, Carlos Gonzalez (pictured RIGHT) ALBANY, NY – December 20, 2011 — He financed a four-door Bentley Arnage.  He lives in a Mil Basin home that was originally built for a boss of the Luchese crime family.  However, the permanent residence is about to change for Senator Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) (pictured LEFT).  Kruger is expected to plead guilty …

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Pimping Out Senate Influence By CARLOS GONZALEZ

New York Civic: Defining Democracy Down By HENRY J. STERN

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Cuomo the Conqueror; Where Will He Take Us? The agreement reached by Governor Cuomo and the legislative leaders of both houses on taxation is an achievement of sorts, in that it shows that somewhere, in some circumstances, and in some fashion, state government is capable of making decisions. 

This puts Albany far ahead of Washington, where partisan gridlock has so …

eHeziNew York Civic: Defining Democracy Down By HENRY J. STERN

The Albany Correspondent: Marriage Equality Update By CARLOS GONZALEZ

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Sen. James Alesi, who was a Republican no vote in 2009, is the first yes vote from the Republican conference on same-sex marriage – officially going on the record. Sources close to Gov. Andrew Cuomo state he plans to introduce his same-sex marriage bill “soon” with a copy of the text available June 14, 2011.

eHeziThe Albany Correspondent: Marriage Equality Update By CARLOS GONZALEZ

Yonkers DPW Worker Maier Charged in Road Salt Theft By Hezi Aris

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Yonkers, NY, March 18, 2011 — The Yonkers Tribune reported on January 25, 2011, of the firing of Department of Public Welfare (DPW) worker Edward Maier on allegations of selling salt purchased for exclusive DPW use. (Reference: Investigative News Breaking report: Edward Maier Fired for Embezzling Salt Sale Proceeds By Hezi Aris)Mr Maier worked out of the Lake Avenue  DPW …

eHeziYonkers DPW Worker Maier Charged in Road Salt Theft By Hezi Aris

Bruce Ratner – The Teflon Don By Hezi Aris

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“Real Estate Developer No. 1” May Have Hog-Tied Brooklyn, Yonkers, and New Rochelle – Photo of Forest City Ratner President Bruce Ratner>>> Carlos Gonzalez, The Albany Correspondent, for The Westchester Guardian / Yonkers Tribune on Wednesday, March 9, 2011, reported: Breaking News: Albany Correspondent – Another Corruption Charge for Another Senate Democrat By Carlos Gonzalez.

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Breaking News: Albany Correspondent – Another Corruption Charge for Another Senate Democrat By Carlos Gonzalez

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Albany, NY — March 9, 2011 — State Senator Carl Kruger>>>, one of the most powerful lawmakers in Albany, is expected to surrender to federal authorities tomorrow, Thursday, March 10, 2011,  on alleged charges of bribery charges, sources advised the Yonkers Tribune / The Westchester Guardian.

eHeziBreaking News: Albany Correspondent – Another Corruption Charge for Another Senate Democrat By Carlos Gonzalez

Senate Democrats Announce Leadership and Committee Assignments

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Senate Democratic Leadership Democratic Leader of the Senate: John L. Sampson Deputy Democratic Leader: Neil Breslin Conference Chairwoman: Ruth Hassell-Thompson  Assistant Democratic Leader for Policy and Administration: Martin Malavé Dilan Democratic Whip: José Peralta Assistant Democratic Leader for Conference Operations: Andrea Stewart-Cousins Assistant Democratic Leader for Floor Operations: Thomas Duane

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