Tuesday, March 19th | 12 Adar II 5779

February 1, 2015 5:42 pm

Sheldon Silver Resigns as Speaker of New York Assembly

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Sheldon Silver Resigns as Speaker of New York Assembly" to a friend

Sheldon Silver. Photo: Wiki Commons.

New York Post – Sheldon Silver, the longtime speaker of the New York state Assembly, has resigned following federal charges that he took nearly $4 million in kickbacks.

Silver spokesman Michael Whyland says Friday that Silver filed a letter saying his resignation as Assembly leader will take effect at 11:59 p.m. Monday.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner