June 11, 2013
NYGOP Response to NOW’s Call for Silver Resignation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Laska
ALBANY, NY… NYGOP Spokesman David Laska today released the following statement in response to the New York National Organization of Women’s call for Sheldon Silver to resign:
“We applaud the courage exhibited by NOW-NYS President Zenaida Mendez in calling for Speaker Silver’s resignation. Ms. Mendez rightly recognizes the Speaker’s gross mishandling of sexual harassment charges and subsequent attempt at a cover-up.
“We commend her willingness to speak out while others have remained cowardly silent. Her powerful words and display of principle should inspire others to send a message that sexual harassment will not be tolerated in the halls of New York State government or any other workplace.”