At a press conference this afternoon, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn took a wait-and-see approach on the latest allegations against one member of the Council, and suggested another scandal-plagued member resign immediately.
State Senator James Sanders, who won his seat in the state legislature shortly after the incumbent there was accused of stealing thousands of dollars in state money, is hosting an event entitled "Attack on Black Leaders: Corruption or Conspiracy?"(2)
Earlier this month, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman brought charges against State Senator Shirley Huntley, who is alleged to have steered state money toward a staffer and a family member who spent it on themselves.
According to a source, the City Council's Committee on Standard and Ethics will be meeting at 9:45 a.m. tomorrow at 250 Broadway to discuss section 10.80 of the Council bylaws, which deals with "disorderly behavior" on the part of a member.(1)