Following his arrest, Dean Skelos has stepped down from his post.
The Republican leader will be replaced by Long Island GOP Senator James J. Flanagan. Within a span of just 16 weeks corruption charges have dethroned the two top leaders in the NYS Legislature...
State Senate Majority Leader Republican Dean Skelos, of Nassau, announced a package of what he calls “commonsense" tough, gun safety measures.
The gun safety measures package would eliminate the sale and possession of illegal guns and increase penalties for people who use guns to commit crimes. Statistics show illegal guns are used in the vast majority of gun crimes in New York State.