Stipend

New York State Capitol
Karen DeWitt

There are reports that New York state Senators who received payments for chairing committees that they in fact did not lead are now under a probe by the State Attorney General and at least one U.S Attorney.

Calls For Investigation Of Albany's "Lulu" Scandal

May 15, 2017
Senator Jose Peralta speaking in Albany on Monday, (at a press conference to increase speed cameras near schools)
Karen DeWitt

There are calls for a criminal investigation of some questionable stipend payments to some New York State Senators. One of the Senators who received those payments is giving it back, while another is calling the whole controversy a  “witch hunt.”