Legislative Ethics Commission

Former Assemblyman Vito Lopez (Photo: CBS2)

State Attorney General Vows To Collect Sex Harassment Fine From Vito Lopez

New 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.


Vito Lopez

Ethics Commission Slaps Vito Lopez With $330,000 Fine

A 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.