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BY: Joe Schoffstall
A nonprofit run by Democratic lawmakers in New York that is intended to help needy minorities has not handed out a single scholarship in more than two years as it simultaneously spent big on posh events and fundraisers for its members.
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The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators, which runs the charity for disadvantaged minorities, every February organizes a "Caucus Weekend" that includes a host of workshops, parties, and concerts for its members in the Assembly and Senate which collects up to $50,000 from each of its sponsors and has brought in musicians and high-profile politicians such as Hillary Clinton, the New York Post reports.
A Scholarship Gala is held at the conclusion of the weekend where its members tell those in attendance that funds from the charity are "changing lives" for the needy minorities, but two sources familiar with its financial operations disclosed to the Post that they did not give out a single scholarship in the last two years.
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The group, however, collected $500,000 in contributions during its...
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