March 25, 2013

Sexual Harassment Case Against Lopez Sent to Legislature

The scandal involving Assemblyman Vito J. Lopez, 71, that unfolded last August has now been sent to the state Legislature for review.  Last summer, the Assembly released a letter censuring Lopez for his behavior involving sexual harassment against his staff members.  It was reported Lopez had verbally harassed, groped and kissed two of his staff members.  It was later uncovered that the Assembly speaker, Sheldon Silver, had authorized a secret payment of $103,080 to settle […]