Sheldon Silver

Silver Says State Developing Electronic Handgun Permit Database
Silver Says State Developing Electronic Handgun Permit Database
New York will spend over $27 million to develop a statewide electronic handgun permit database as part of its new gun control law, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Tuesday. Silver said the measure in the tentative state budget will create a central database of handgun permit records now kept at the county level. The new database will allow faster statewide cross-checking with records of crimes
State GOP Chairman Ed Cox Calls for Resignation of Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Sheldon Silver
State GOP Chairman Ed Cox Calls for Resignation of Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Sheldon Silver
New York GOP chairman Ed Cox is calling for the resignation of Democratic Assembly Majority Leader Sheldon Silver in the wake of Silver’s actions – or, as Cox sees it, lack of action -- during a sexual harassment scandal surrounding longtime assemblyman Vito Lopez.