Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Dies



FORMER NEW YOUR STATE ASSEMBLY SPEAKER SHELDON SILVER HAS DIED. SILVER WAS SERVING A 6-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE FOR CORRUPTION, AND WAS ACCUSED OF USING THE POWER OF HIS OFFICE TO BENEFIT REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS.

HE BEGAN SERVING IN THE ASSEMBLY IN THE LATE 70’S AND WAS ELECTED SPEAKER IN 1994, WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 2015.

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