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Cuomo cracks down on public corruption
Cuomo cracks down on public corruption
Politics Queens Courier Staff 4/10/2013 at 1:37PM

BY CRISTABELLE TUMOLA AND TERENCE M. CULLEN In light of several recent political scandals, including the arrests of Queens legislators Malcolm Smith and Dan Halloran, Governor Andrew Cuomo is cracking down on corruption. He announced the Public Trust act on Tuesday, April 9, which would make it easier to convict wrongdoers of public corruption under [...]

Former Comptroller Alan Hevesi released after 20 months in prison
Former Comptroller Alan Hevesi released after 20 months in prison
News Billy Rennison 12/12/2012 at 1:56PM

After serving 20 months behind bars for a pay-to-play scandal, former city and state Comptroller Alan Hevesi was released from prison with more than two years remaining on his sentence. The disgraced politician received the maximum four-year sentence in April 2011 after pleading guilty to corruption charges involving the state’s pension fund. Hevesi accepted $1 [...]

NYPD combats bullying
NYPD combats bullying
News Michael Pantelidis 10/31/2011 at 5:25PM

The New York Police Department (NYPD) is aiming to take the fight out of bullies. Officers of the NYPD Community Outreach Division joined Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi at P.S. 144 in Forest Hills on October 24 to present a police program designed to combat bullying in schools across the city. “Bullying is a real problem, and [...]