Tag Archives: sexual harassment

Assemblyman Gabryszak resigns amid sexual-harassment allegations (Updated) | Politics on the Hudson

Shelly Silver finally wins one. Continue reading

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Gabryszak calls for hearing on sexual harassment | Capital New York

http://www.capitalnewyork.com/whiteboard/albany/2014/01/8538185/gabryszak-calls-hearing-sexual-harassment Dennis Gabryszak will push for a public hearing into a series of sexual harassment charges against him, his lawyer told WGRZ. Four female aides to the Buffalo-area assemblyman have filed notice that they will sue Gabryszak for sexual harassment. … Continue reading

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More sex claims against lawmaker – Times Union

Either, [Assemblywomen] are out of touch or reluctant to look in-house at their male leadership. Continue reading

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Assemblyman Kellner to Appeal Ruling That He Sexually Harassed Staffers – NY1

NY1 News reports that embattled “Assemblyman Micah Kellner of Manhattan is appealing an ethics panel’s ruling that he sexually harassed his staff members. He’s now requesting a public hearing on the matter with sworn testimony from witnesses. Kellner says that … Continue reading

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Resolution for 2014: Clean up Albany

[H]onor and integrity have remained in shockingly short supply [in the State Legislature]. Continue reading

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This Morning In Corruption News

Bronx Democratic DL Yudelka Tapia fined for running Council campaign on city time. Continue reading

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Some questioning Silver’s leadership – News 10 Now

Assembly Speaker Silver’s leadership in question The ethics commission inquiry by the organization known as JCOPE is expected to probe how the Assembly handles allegations of sexual harassment. “There are procedures in place, they just weren’t followed in the cases … Continue reading

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Post-Star Editorial: It’s time to do something about sexual harassment (in State Assembly)

My remarks to the AP are cited: Pardon our sarcasm, but the only person who doesn’t seem to be aware of the ongoing sexual harassment problem in the Legislature is Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The latest revelation of sordid and … Continue reading

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LAST LOOK (Video): Michael Benjamin | City & State

LAST LOOK: City & State columnist Michael Benjamin weighs in on Anthony Weiner, Eliot Spitzer and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s role in the Micah Kellner scandal in a video interview with Jon Lentz: http://bit.ly/16a2oYl http://www.cityandstateny.com/look-michael-benjamin/

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New sex harassment case surfaces in NY Assembly

AP report in Newsday quotes my remarks on the sexual harassment matter involving UES Assemblyman Micah Kellner and the Assembly lawyer accused of covering it up. Former Democratic Assemblyman Michael Benjamin said [Assembly Counsel Bill] Collins was “no lone wolf” … Continue reading

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