His resignation is expected to be announced soon.
Balboni is a former state assemblyman and senator from Nassau County who wrote the state's anti-terrorism law of 2001. As a senator, he was called state government's authority on anti-terrorism and frequently worked with federal officials including the CIA and FBI in Washington.
He turned to the field following the Sept. 11 attacks, in what he called his defining moment in government. His sister had an appointment that day in the World Trade Center, but it was canceled.
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