New York Farmworker Protection Bill

Who is the RMM?

Who are the people behind Rural & Migrant Ministry (RMM) and their non-stop lobbying? (Check back again soon, this page will be growing….)

New York State Legislators
Interestingly, virtually every legislative champion and backer RMM has relied on over the years has eventually faced corruption charges and faced criminal indictment, like Pedro Espada and and John Sampson and Malcom Smith. Maybe one day the same fate will fall for Sen. Espaillat. Oh wait, that is already taking place:

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/feds_put_senator_pork_on_the_grill_kDKevEOI2MGBkyoBqBixoM

More on more corruption:
http://www.northcountrypublicradio.org/news/story/21954/nine-more-ny-senators-named-for-possible-corruption

Of course not all of the backers of the bill have proven to be corrupt, Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan and former (now deceased) State Senator Olga Mendez have proven to be honest elected officials.