"A lot of times you want things that don't happen the first time," Stewart-Cousins said. "But I think the public is demanding us to do something. They want us to act."
Democrats introduce ethics legislation package →
After the press conference on Wednesday, Democratic leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, whose conference introduced similar bills last month, released a statement saying the minority conference is willing to work with Republicans to pass legislation.
NY lawmakers unveil 25 bills to curb heroin use →