May 16, 2013 — A New York prosecutor says he's found no crime after investigating sexual harassment allegations by female staff members of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Brooklyn Democrat.
But Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan said what he found was "alarming," and he admonished higher-level state officials who he said allowed Lopez's behavior through secret settlements and confidentiality.
Meanwhile, the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics found Lopez's actions violated the public trust. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Feb 15, 2013 — A government reform group is calling for a state ethics panel report to be made public, one day after the panel investigating charges against Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez sent a report to the legislative ethics committee. Go to full article