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Bruno’s role in grants eyed

Prosecutors: Bribes led to state funding for pair of projects

Former state Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno, center, speaks with reporters as he leaves his federal corruption trial in Albany last Thursday.
Former state Senate majority leader Joseph Bruno, center, speaks with reporters as he leaves his federal corruption trial in Albany last Thursday.
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How a promising startup technology company landed a state grant and state-funded new lab space was at the center of testimony Friday at Joe Bruno’s federal corruption trial. Evident Technologies of Troy secured a $1.5 million state grant in 2002, and Russell Sage College then got $2.5 million in state funds in 2005 to provide new incubator laboratory space to the company, which remains at the college today. Federal prosecutors contend both grants came about ...


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safny
May 10, 2014
2:50 p.m.

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Once again - there is no plea of innocent in our law. It's guilty or not guilty. How many times does this have to be pointed out to you people??????

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