After no plea agreements were reached, Federal grand jury hands down Indictment in Buffalo Billion case

After no plea agreements were reached, Federal grand jury hands down Indictment in Buffalo Billion case

A Federal grand jury has handed down an Indictment against the eight co-Defendants, including former top gubernatorial aide Joseph Percoco, who were charged with corruption crimes that involved economic development programmes, including the Buffalo Billion project that has been a hallmark of the administration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann was "pouring water on a drowning FOIA" : Court filing

The publisher of Progress Queens has filed an objection to a Report and Recommendation issued by Chief Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann in which the Federal judge recommended dismissing FOIA litigation seeking the disclosure of records from the U.S. Department of Justice about the prosecution of activists.

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WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

WEEK IN REVIEW : Conflicts of Interest Board fines three top NYPD officers for accepting gifts

Three top New York Police Department officers agreed to each pay fines of $1,500 to settle violations for having accepted gifts in the form of meals paid for by Thomas Galante, the former president of the Queens Borough Public Library.

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