Matthew Libous, son of powerful state Sen. Thomas Libous, was sentenced to six months in prison, $25k fine, 100 hrs community service on federal tax-fraud charges after being found guilty in January, Gannett Albany reports:</a

Sen. Thomas Libous, the number two man in the State Senate GOP Majority –has been diagnosed with terminal cancer– is himself under federal indictment for lying to FBI agents. His trial is scheduled for later this year.