State Senator Shirley Huntley Tells Crowd She Will Be Arrested on Monday
At 11am this morning, the State Senator representing the Jamaica, Queens area called an emergency press conference at her home in the neighborhood. There, Shirley L. Huntley told the crowd that she expects to be arrested on Monday. Although she did not make clear what the charges against her would be, the Senator has found herself embroiled in a scandal involving the non-profit group she started way back in 2006 called The Parent Workshop, Inc.
In the session between 2008 and 2009, Huntley designated a ton of money towards her own group from the State; money that has become the target of the Attorney General as well as Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The people charged with grand larceny happen to be a staff member and another that shared her home in Jamaica, Queens.
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