Harlem Real Estate Bigwig Flipped on Ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin in Secret Guilty Plea

Harlem Real Estate Bigwig Flipped on Ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin in Secret Guilty Plea

New York, NY – October 12, 2021: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks at Local 802 AFM Centennial celebration at Central Park. (Shutterstock) By Molly Crane-Newman, New York Daily News A Harlem real estate developer flipped on disgraced ex-Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin in a secret plea hearing last month, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday. Jerry […]

Legislature Considers a Bill to Get Ex-LG Off the Ballot

After initial resistance, lawmakers seem willing to help Gov. Kathy Hochul find a way to replace Brian Benjamin.

Legislature Considers a Bill to Get Ex-LG Off the Ballot

New York, NY – January 6, 2022: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks at Vigil for Democracy on anniversary of insurrection at Carl Schurz park. (Shutterstock) By Rebecca C. Lewis, City and State NY The will-they/won’t-they dance of removing former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin from the June primary ballot may come to a close by the […]

Suozzi: “Hochul Disqualified From Appointing New Lt. Gov”

Reyna states that Hochul, trying to cut Albany insider deal to remove her former LG from the ballot is outrageous and the voters should decide next LG.

Suozzi: “Hochul Disqualified From Appointing New Lt. Gov”

Congressman Tom Suozzi speaks at City Council candidate Linda Lee’s general election kickoff rally on October 17, 2021 in Queens Borough of New York City. (Shutterstock) Congressman Tom Suozzi, common sense Democratic candidate for Governor and his running mate, Lieutenant Governor Democratic candidate Diana Reyna today said that Governor Kathy Hochul should not appoint a […]

NY Lieutenant Governor Resigns After Arrest and Indictment in Alleged Bribery Scheme

NY Lieutenant Governor Resigns After Arrest and Indictment in Alleged Bribery Scheme

New York, NY – March 1, 2022: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin speaks during Governor Kathy Hochul announcement of the completion Taystee Lab Building. (Shutterstock) By Sonia Moghe and Gregory Krieg, CNN CNN – New York Democratic Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday, the state’s governor said, after being arrested and indicted on charges in connection […]

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

Kathy Hochul’s Challenge: Keep Brian Benjamin Resignation Fallout From Turning Radioactive

New York, NY – August 26, 2021: New York State Governor Kathy Hochul welcomes State Senator Brian Benjamin at a press conference announcing State Senator Brian Benjamin as Lt. Governor. (Shutterstock) By Josefa Velasquez and Samantha Maldonado, THE CITY Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned Tuesday, hours after his federal indictment in a scheme to secure […]

The Editorial Board: Benjamin Makes the Right Decision

The Editorial Board: Benjamin Makes the Right Decision

New York, NY – January 6, 2022: Lieutenant Governor Brian Benjamin attends Vigil for Democracy on anniversary of insurrection at Carl Schurz park. (Shutterstock) By Buffalo News It was over by the end of the workday. In the morning, Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin was charged with political corruption. Hours later, he resigned. We don’t know […]