STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON CORRUPTION CHARGES AGAINST SENATOR MALCOLM SMITH

 

    For Immediate Release: April 3, 2013
    Media Contact: Jonathan Heppner | 845.463.0840 | jheppner22@gmail.com

    STATEMENT FROM SENATOR GIPSON ON CORRUPTION CHARGES AGAINST SENATOR MALCOLM SMITH

    Poughkeepsie, NY – Hudson Valley Senator Terry Gipson  today issued the following statement concerning the arrest of IDC State Senator Malcolm Smith (Queens) on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.

    “I am very troubled by the allegations against Senator Malcolm Smith and other elected officials.  If true, the charges feed right into the discontent felt by so many  New Yorkers about our state’s government. It is because of these concerns that I ran for office and have been committed to changing the process to better serve the people of the Hudson Valley and across the state.

    “I am committed to fighting such disgusting instances of corruption.  We cannot afford these unnecessary distractions  as we continue to work towards rebuilding our economy and tackling the real issues at hand.”

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