Statement from Assembly Member Seawright
August 3, 2021
The Attorney General's independent report substantiates and corroborates earlier charges of serial sexual misconduct and federal and state law violations. As the chair of the Assembly Majority Task Force on Women's Issues, I commend these brave women witnesses. They have come forward at great personal risk to share their experience of humiliation and hostility in the workplace. The details as reported are horrifying. This matter is under review by the Assembly Judiciary Committee. As a committee member, I take my role and due diligence seriously. I must respect the process prescribed by the New York State Constitution and refrain from further comment.