Photo credit: Karen Wiles Stabile; Howard Schnapp | Left, Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray and members of the Hempstead Town Board at the press conference where they called upon Town Clerk Mark Bonilla to resign his post in the wake of a credible allegation of sexual harassment, among other issues. Right, Bonilla leaves Nassau District Court after being arraigned in Hempstead. (Sept. 22, 2012)
You'd think Hempstead Town officials would have better leverage than a news conference in urging Mark Bonilla to stay home. But the same Public Officers Law that state Assemb. Vito Lopez is using to hang onto his state Assembly seat protects Bonilla, too.
Bonilla, the Hempstead town clerk, was charged last week with three misdemeanors stemming from allegations that include sexual harassment...
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