ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Ana Liss, Monroe County’s director of planning and growth, is one of many girls accusing Gov. Andrew Cuomo of inappropriate habits.
Liss, a former aide for the governor, confirmed to Information 8 that the New York State Legal professional Normal’s Workplace has contacted her about scheduling an interview regarding the workplace’s investigation into the allegations towards Cuomo.
In line with Liss, that interview is anticipated to occur on Thursday.
Charlotte Bennett, one other fellow former Cuomo aide, was the primary lady to return out with allegations of sexual harassment towards the governor.
In line with Bennett’s legal professional, Debra Katz, Bennett met with investigators Monday.
Liss says when she labored for the governor, about six years go, he requested her if she had a boyfriend, and made gestures that, in her eyes, objectified her. In an interview with Information 8 anchor Adam Chodak final week, Liss stated:
“For me there was one event the place I used to be requested if I had a boyfriend by the governor. These interactions I believed on the time had been innocent flirtations, and ‘that’s how he’s.’ Different girls went together with it and reacted kindly and bashfully to that sort of therapy. What actually did me in, in state authorities, was the broader work atmosphere which was hostile. It was poisonous, retaliatory, hostile. There was screaming, there was title calling. There was a way of worry within the air that you might say or do the improper factor at any second and you might lose your job. It triggered an emotional response and a psychological well being response from me, and my household was involved about my well being and wellbeing.
I felt remoted and I felt like no person. So I made a decision to share my story as a result of it’s a small piece of a a lot bigger and extra elaborate puzzle that I believe New Yorkers ought to concentrate on. Regardless that there’s individuals on the market saying “That’s how he’s, he’s from a distinct era.” Yeah, that’s true, however all of that occurred to me earlier than the Me Too motion, and it’s nonetheless taking place. I don’t assume Albany or state authorities, working within the government chamber, is a secure house of younger girls early of their careers.”
The governor has denied all allegations that he ever inappropriately touched anybody.
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