Now, Smith Comes Down on Espada

ALBANY—Six months after he was elected, there is growing pressure on State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. to finally come into compliance with campaign finance disclosure laws.
Majority Leader Malcolm Smith issued a statement today calling on Espada to get straight with the State Board of Elections within one week or face “immediate action.” Smith did not elaborate on what that might be.
“I’m expecting him to handle it like any other member of the legislative body,” Smith said, adding that the timing of the announcement was not related to any outside event, including the growing amount of negative press around

Now, Smith Comes Down on Espada