Of all the crooked pols we have seen standing in the dock in recent years admitting to felonies on the public purse, it would be hard to find a more unlikely catch than Alan Hevesi.
Most scamsters emit some whiff of deceit.
For Hevesi's fellow former assemblyman from Queens, Tony Seminerio, ... More >>
Ex-comptroller Alan Hevesi will plead guilty today to charges of official misconduct, sources are saying this morning. He will appear before a judge at 100 Centre Street to cop to a felony-level charge that could mean up to four years in prison.
It's not clear yet what the former city and sta ... More >>
Stand down. Despite many eager media predictions to the contrary, informed sources say that there will be no guilty plea today at least by Alan Hevesi, the ever-enigmatic and disappointing former comptroller for both the city and the state.
That's not to say that there isn't a deal in the wo ... More >>
Joe BrunoBy Adam Schwartzman
Five prominent New York politicians have dipped into their campaign funds to pay for nearly $3 million in legal expenses associated with investigations of their possible misconduct, a Voice examination of campaign disclosure reports has revealed. While it's unclear if t ... More >>
It was another bad day in court for that former New York political power couple, consultant Hank Morris, and his top client, former comptroller Alan Hevesi.
The bad news broke about 10:30 this morning when Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office announced that it had obtained a guilty plea from David ... More >>
Last night's Democratic comptroller candidates' debate
had a moment that made at least a few of us cringe -- and
searching for the replay button to make sure we heard what
we thought we heard.
The moment came during the perennial "Lightning Round"
- those "Yes" or "No" zingers from NY1 host Do ... More >>
Hope you saw Tom Robbins' great story on the largesse of former controller Alan Hevesi's gatekeeper, Hank Morris, and how some of it sloshed over to former Liberal Party boss Ray Harding. We hear that attorney general Andrew Cuomo is giving a press conference today at 11, and that the news won't be ... More >>
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo (pictured) has announced that he's charging former New York State Liberal Party Chairman Ray Harding with three felonies committed during Alan Hevesi's days as comptroller. The AG says Hevesi's lieutenants Hank Morris and David Loglisci, who were indicted last month, u ... More >>
The American military presence in Afghanistan costs about $16 billion a month. What are we getting for the money? "Afghaniscrewed: How I Spent My Fall Vacation" by P.J. Tobia.
When Alan Hevesi was the city's, then the state's comptroller, Jack Chartier and Hank Morris were his "two loyal gatekeepe ... More >>
There's something about a looming mayoral candidacy that makes even the mildest city comptrollers put some tough in their talk and some strut in their walk. Former comptroller Alan Hevesi got along and mostly went along with Rudy Giuliani until the mayoral election of 2001 appeared on the horizon. ... More >>