Pedro Espada Jr., 57, the outgoing Bronx state senator, Democrat, sushi-lover, has been indicted along with his son, Pedro Gautier Espada, on federal charges of embezzling more than $500,000 from their nonprofit, the Soundview HealthCare Network, reports the New York Times City Room blog.
Dressed for excess, the rascal pol even stiffed his tailor
Emmy Suzuki Harris, VP of the Manhattan Dems.A special delivery arrived on state Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada's Mamaroneck doorstep this Saturday, compliments of a pair of activists in bright orange prison jumpers flanked by angry Democrats dressed in "Don't Vote for Pedro" shirts. The ... More >>
It's a lovely thing when two of the Voice's favorite people lock horns. State senator Pedro Espada, whose political career both on the hustings and under investigation we have much covered, is complaining that he can hardly make a living in his job outside the political arena -- head of the Soundvie ... More >>
The Daily News looks at contributions to "Espada for the People" -- the campaign finance arm of newly-elected rogue Democratic state senator Pedro Espada -- and finds heavier donations to it from Republicans than from Democrats: for example, GOP Majority Leader Dean Skelos' committee gave Espada $50 ... More >>