Embattled Cohoes mayor a no-show at work

March 04, 2019 07:04 PM

COHOES - It was another no-show for Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse on Monday.

NewsChannel 13 reached out to the mayor's office numerous times to see if he came into work and were told he did not -- despite telling the Common Council on Friday night he'd be there.


Morse was arrested on federal charges Thursday, accused of stealing campaign funds.

The City Council has suggested he step down or take leave. However, Morse says he was elected by the people to do a job, hasn't been found guilty of anything and will continue to stay on as mayor.


WNYT Staff

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