Speaker calls for vote on expulsion of Assemblyman Lopez

05/17/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The speaker of the New York Assembly, Sheldon Silver, said he will seek a vote for the expulsion of Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Brooklyn Democrat, in response to multiple accusations of sexual harassment of women working for the Legislature. Silver announced the action after the release of a 68-page report on Lopez's conduct by the state's Joint Commission on Public Ethics.

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