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Assemblyman Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill on the floor of the Assembly. Photo: New York Assembly
Assemblyman Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill on the floor of the Assembly. Photo: New York Assembly

Lopez should quit or be expelled, says Cuomo

Governor Cuomo is calling on Assemblyman Vito Lopez, the subject of a scathing ethics commission report on sexual harassment, to resign from office or be expelled.  Go to full article

NY DA: Lopez conduct "alarming" but not a crime

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
Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill in New York's Assembly. Photo: <a href="http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Vito-J-Lopez/">New York State Assembly</a>
Vito Lopez, speaking on a bill in New York's Assembly. Photo: New York State Assembly

Group pushes for NYS ethics report to be made public

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

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