New York Yankees Princical Owner George Steinbrenner III, (Credit: AP Photo)

New York Yankees Princical Owner George Steinbrenner III, left, and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn look on during the national anthem at the start of a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Yankee Stadium Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006 in the Bronx. The new $800 million stadium will be built directly across from the original 1923 stadium and is scheduled for completion in time for the 2009 season.

Photos: City Council speaker Christine Quinn

New York Yankees Princical Owner George Steinbrenner III,
(Credit: AP Photo)

New York Yankees Princical Owner George Steinbrenner III, left, and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn look on during the national anthem at the start of a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Yankee Stadium Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006 in the Bronx. The new $800 million stadium will be built directly across from the original 1923 stadium and is scheduled for completion in time for the 2009 season.

On Monday, November 27, 2006, after meeting with
(Credit: Julia Gaines, Newsday staff)

On Monday, November 27, 2006, after meeting with community leaders and officials at City Hall in Manhattan, NYC Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, second from the left ( next to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, far left) , and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, answer questions about the police shooting of groom-to-be Sean Bell in Queens.