Lisa Chow is the economics reporter at WNYC. She tries to explore in her stories surprising aspects of New York’s many economies—in plain view or hidden, in neighborhoods or sectors.
Former State Comptroller Alan Hevesi plead guilty today for accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a money manager who landed hundreds of millions of dollars worth of business from the state’s giant pension fund. Hevesi’s guilty plea marks the seventh in an ongoing investigation by Attorney General Andrew Cuomo into a “pay-to-play” scheme at the pension fund.
Here's a timeline of the major events in the case: