State Senator, Former Senator Indicted

Two New York lawmakers have been indicted on felony election law violations.  State Senator Robert Ortt and former Senator George Maziarz have been indicted by an Albany Grand Jury on felony election law violations, in connection to political campaign donations. The campaign filings involved the labeling of contributions that were paid to subcontractors. The charges are part of an investigation by state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into campaign finance matters. Ortt holds the seat that Maziarz held for years. The district includes parts of Monroe County and all of Orleans County. Ortt pleaded not guilty to the charges against him Thursday morning.



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