Inspector general bill, profiling bill win veto-proof majority after 2 a.m.

EXCERPT: In a nod to the many Councilmembers who had to disclose earmarking money to organizations and schools with which they or their families are affiliated, Wills joked that he owns stock in the company that sells seersucker, poking fun at Councilman Jumaane Williams’ outfit.

That was perhaps the only joke made in Williams’ direction, as nearly all councilmembers, including those who disagreed with his passionate support of the two bills he co-sponsored, expressed awe and respect for the emotional statement he gave prior to the vote.

“If you have never been black, Muslim or Asian in the city of New York, please listen to us,” he pleaded.

For more, read this Metro article.

In a nod to the many Councilmembers who had to disclose earmarking money to organizations and schools with which they or their families are affiliated, Wills joked that he owns stock in the company that sells seersucker, poking fun at Councilman Jumaane Williams’ outfit.

That was perhaps the only joke made in Williams’ direction, as nearly all councilmembers, including those who disagreed with his passionate support of the two bills he co-sponsored, expressed awe and respect for the emotional statement he gave prior to the vote.

“If you have never been black, Muslim or Asian in the city of New York, please listen to us,” he pleaded.

- See more at: http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/local/2013/06/27/inspector-general-bill-profiling-bill-win-veto-proof-majority-after-2-a-m/#sthash.aB0Fax7f.dpuf

In a nod to the many Councilmembers who had to disclose earmarking money to organizations and schools with which they or their families are affiliated, Wills joked that he owns stock in the company that sells seersucker, poking fun at Councilman Jumaane Williams’ outfit.

That was perhaps the only joke made in Williams’ direction, as nearly all councilmembers, including those who disagreed with his passionate support of the two bills he co-sponsored, expressed awe and respect for the emotional statement he gave prior to the vote.

“If you have never been black, Muslim or Asian in the city of New York, please listen to us,” he pleaded.

- See more at: http://www.metro.us/newyork/news/local/2013/06/27/inspector-general-bill-profiling-bill-win-veto-proof-majority-after-2-a-m/#sthash.aB0Fax7f.dpuf
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