Sexual Harassment

Lindsey Boylan, a former state economic development adviser for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaks to people as they attend a rally and march calling for impeachment of Cuomo at Washington Square park, on Saturday, March. 20, 2021, in New York.
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Survivors of alleged sexual harassment by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, disgraced ex-movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and former Columbia University gynecologist Robert Hadden joined with state lawmakers Friday to call for a law that would give victims a platform to bring their alleged abusers to court.

New York Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine, D-Glen Cove, during a public hearing on sexual harassment in the workplace, in Albany, N.Y., on Feb. 12, 2019.
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The state Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday held its first meeting of an impeachment inquiry against Gov. Andrew Cuomo over allegations that he sexually harassed several women, as well as other controversies.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, presents Hazel Dukes, president of the New York State chapter of the NAACP, with a cake to celebrate her birthday on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, in New York.
Seth Wenig / Associated Press

Governor Andrew Cuomo forged ahead with a normal schedule Wednesday — he led a campaign style rally and publicly received the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at church in Harlem. His actions come amid stronger statements from President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi about the governor’s political future, and a sexual harassment scandal.

New York Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to reporters at a COVID-19 vaccination site at the Aqueduct Race Track, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the Queens borough of New York.
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UPDATE: With Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigning, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul is preparing to take over as New York's governor. Cuomo resigned a week after a devastating report by New York Attorney General Letitia James found he broke federal and state laws when he sexually harassed 11 women.

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Republican lawmakers from Long Island have called for a federal investigation into New York’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution after the head of the state rollout called county executives to see if they are still loyal to Governor Andrew Cuomo.