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Vito Joseph Lopez is an American politician, member of the New York State Assembly, and chairman of the Democratic Party of Kings County. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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DEADBEAT! Ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez refuses to pay $330G fine for sexually ...
2014-06-19
ALBANY — You can add deadbeat to the list of charges against grabby ex-Assemblyman Vito Lopez. Lopez, the former Brooklyn Democratic powerbroker, hasn't paid the $330,000 fine he was hit with last year for sexually harassing multiple female staff ...
(New York Daily News)
  1. State Pressing Lopez to Pay Ethics Fine

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The Shelly Silver Scandal Just Keeps Getting Stranger
2014-05-23
Most recently he authorized the secret, taxpayer-funded settlement of sexual harassment allegations against Brooklyn assemblyman Vito Lopez — just one episode in a series of sleazy behavior toward women by members of Silver's caucus. So is this latest ...
(New York Magazine)
  1. Astorino: Silver should resign as speaker

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Federal Prosecutors Subpoena New York Ethics Enforcement Agency
2014-04-30
The panel's most notable case involved former Assemblyman Vito Lopez, who was accused of sexual harassment by multiple female staff members. Mr. Lopez denied the allegations, but JCOPE issued a report with graphic details that led to the veteran ...
(Wall Street Journal)
  1. US Attorney Supbeonas Documents from State Ethics Panel
  2. US attorney serves subpoena seeking information on ethics commission ...
  3. Federal Prosecutors Subpoena New York Ethics Enforcement Agency

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Assembly hires firm for $80G to help address sexual harassment
2014-04-21
Those scandals included a $103,000 secret settlement in 2012 approved by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to end claims against a former Democratic assemblyman, Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn). Weeks later, Lopez was accused by more women staffers and ...
(Newsday (blog))
  1. Add another $80000 in taxpayer money for Assembly's sexual-harassment woes

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Add another $80000 in taxpayer money for Assembly's sexual-harassment woes
2014-04-21
In February, the Assembly entered into two contracts worth $205,000 for an outside firm, Rossein Associates, to handle sexual-harassment cases in the chamber. Assemblymen Vito Lopez, D-Brooklyn, and Dennis Gabryszak, D-Cheektowaga, Erie County, ...
(The Journal News / Lohud.com)

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    Vito Lopez sex-harass accusers sue state
    2014-03-29
    Two female former staffers of ex-Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez refiled a lawsuit in Manhattan civil court Friday, this time holding the state responsible for the pervy pol's sexual harassment. Chloe Rivera and Victoria Burhans had filed the suit ...
    (New York Post)
    1. Women who accused Vito Lopez of sexual harassment file updated suit in ...

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    Lincoln Restler Joins de Blasio Administration
    2014-03-11
    Mr. Restler frequently clashed with former party boss Vito Lopez and drew headlines for knocking off Mr. Lopez's chosen candidate for the relatively obscure, unpaid position of district leader in 2010. In an equally heated 2012 race, Mr. Restler lost ...
    (Politicker)
    1. Ahroni Darling, Lincoln Restler Joins De Blasio Admin As Senior Advisor

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    State Assembly not liable in Vito Lopez grope suit: judge
    2014-03-11
    The state Assembly is off the hook for Vito Lopez's groping of staffers, a Manhattan judge ruled Tuesday. Judge Joan Kenney tossed a Manhattan civil lawsuit filed by two female staffers of the deposed Brooklyn assemblyman, ruling that the legislative ...
    (New York Post)
    1. Manhattan judge tosses suit against state Assembly for Vito Lopez' sexual ...
    2. NYC court tosses suit against state Assembly over disgraced pol Vito Lopez's ...
    3. NYC court tosses suit connected to disgraced Brooklyn pol Vito Lopez

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    Assembly hires sexual-harassment investigator
    2014-02-25
    ... of reforms Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, D-Manhattan, announced last May amid a series of high-profile, sexual-harassment cases in the Democratic-led Assembly, in particular the troubled handling of cases involving former Assemblyman Vito Lopez...
    (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
    1. NY Assembly contracts for $210K outside counsel

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