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Cipriani Suspicions

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2008_07_cipriani.jpgA new twist in the Cipriani saga. The head of the SLA says he was pressured by the governor's office to vote in favor of granting the Cipriani family liquor licenses: "'I stated that for us to only take a fine from people who have a lot of money would not be fair to people who have less...' But Andrews, he said, coldly responded, 'Can I offer you some sound political advice? Speak how you feel, but vote on what you need to do.'" [NYP; previously]

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