Two New York senators who voted against
a 2009 gay marriage bill are under investigation.
New York Attorney General Eric
Schneiderman's office is investigating state Senator Shirley Huntley
and her familial ties to the nonprofit group The Parent Workshop, the
New York Post reported.
Huntley, a Democrat from Queens,
reportedly attempted to funnel $155,000 to the group she founded in
State Senator Carl Kruger is already
a New York Post front page story, the paper outed Kruger
and named his live-in boyfriend, gynecologist Michael Turano, amid
charges of corruption.
“Closeted Brooklyn state Sen. Carl
Kruger, a Democratic powerhouse, traded political favors for more
than $1 million in bribes over the last five years -- which his
live-in boyfriend helped launder, the feds charged yesterday. Kruger
and his secret longtime companion, Manhattan gynecologist Michael
Turano, were among eight men arrested in a sweeping government
'pay-to-play' corruption scandal,” the Post wrote on
Turano is accused of using bribe money
to pay for a Bentley luxury sedan and the mortgage on the
multimillion-dollar home the men share with Turano's mother and
In 2009, Kruger and Huntley joined six
Senate Democrats in voting against a gay marriage bill approved by
the Assembly and supported by then-Governor David Paterson. Governor
Andrew Cuomo recently pledged his support for a new effort to approve
the bill this year.