Glen Cove, New York – Assemblymember Charles Lavine (D-Glen Cove) issued the following statement on the death of legendary former Democratic Congressman Lester L. Wolff:
“Congressman Wolff was a dear friend. His contributions to our community, our state, and our nation were truly extraordinary. All of us who worked with him were fortunate to have learned from him. I am sending much love and strength to his family and those closest to him.”
Assemblymember Charles Lavine represents New York’s 13th Assembly District in Nassau County. He presently serves as Chair of the Judiciary Committee and is a member of the Committee on Codes, Ethics and Guidance, Rules and Insurance. Lavine previously served as Chair of the Election Law Committee, Chair of the Committee on Ethics and Guidance, co-Chair of the New York State Legislative Ethics Commission, and as Chair of the bipartisan Taskforce that produced the Assembly Speaker’s Policy on Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, and Discrimination.