Legislative Ethics Commission

State Attorney General Vows To Collect Sex Harassment Fine From Vito LopezNew York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Tuesday vowed to ``take all appropriate action'' to compel former Assemblyman Vito Lopez to pay a $330,000 penalty for allegedly groping and intimidating female staff members.
Ethics Commission Slaps Vito Lopez With $330,000 FineA state legislative commission on Tuesday levied a fine of $330,000 against a once-powerful assemblyman accused of groping, intimidating and manipulating young female staffers in a 2012 scandal that is still shaking the Assembly.