Report: Senate president’s brother served with subpoena in federal investigation

The state’s top lawmaker’s brother was among several officials subpoenaed by federal prosecutors, according to reports.

South Jersey labor leader Richard Sweeney, brother of Senate President Steve Sweeney, was among the multiple officials served as part of the U.S. Attorney’s Office investigation of millions of dollars of politically connected economic-development spending by the Delaware River Port Authority, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office also served subpoenas to at least three authority board members, Camden County Freeholder Jeffrey Nash and Philadelphia lawyer William Sasso, the newspaper reported.

Richard Sweeney is an official with the ironworkers’ union.

Report: Senate president’s brother served with subpoena in federal investigation