Monserrate Statement on Sabini's Appointment to New York State Racing and Wagering Board
Council Member Hiram Monserrate [yesterday] made the following statement regarding Governor Paterson's recent appointment of State Senator John Sabini as Chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board:
"I wish John Sabini the best of luck in his new position as Chairman of the New York State Racing and Wagering Board. I look forward to the election in November and remain committed to ensuring a Democratic majority in the New York State Senate and providing progressive leadership that advocates for working families in our city and state."
Monserrate is a candidate for the 13th NYS Senate District, including Corona, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Lefrak City and Woodside.
Damn, I was looking forward to the mudslinging in this one... but I am happy that in the great Queens tradition, John was given a no-show job in return for stepping down. Being around the ponies also means being around alcohol a lot. Good for him!