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Ongoing corruption trials of two of New York’s most powerful lawmakers are doing little to spur changes in the state legislature, and voters appear to be as apathetic as they are disgusted.
Former Democratic Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is accused of taking millions of dollars in kickbacks. Former Republican Senate Leader Dean Skelos is charged with extorting payments and jobs for his son.
Despite these high-profile corruption cases, lawmakers have passed only modest reforms. Calls for a special session devoted to ethics have been shrugged off.
The original article can be found at cnycentral.com