State legislators didn’t get the pay carry they sought after last year, but two politicians upped their income — they received the lottery!
Brooklyn state Sen. Martin Dilan revealed in his 2016 financial disclosure that he hit a jackpot.
And Queens Assemblyman Robert Miller stated winnings of a minimum of $FIVE,000 however beneath $20,000.
Dilan told The Put Up he gained the WIN FOUR for $25,000 on Feb. 20, 2016 — and used the proceeds for a down fee to shop for his first home.
Dilan said he was speaking about the lottery with a friend who always performed WIN 4 and used his street deal with — 1638.
Dilan, elected in 2002 and serving his 8th term, infrequently plays any lottery video games. however the subsequent day, he stopped at the local deli in Bushwick.
“I played WIN FOUR . . . and picked the numbers 1638,” Dilan said. “I remembered his cope with, so I performed it.”
Later in the afternoon, Dilan ran into the similar family member at an eatery.
The loved one said he was dissatisfied that he didn’t play the WIN 4 because his cope with was once the successful quantity that day.
“I took the price ticket out of my left pocket and mentioned, ‘I gained!’ ” Dilan recalled.
How did Dilan repay his buddy? “i purchased him a lager,” he mentioned.
A lifelong renter, Dilan said he used the $25,000 as part of a down payment to buy his first home, in Cypress Hills.
Miller, for his part, declined to comment.