On Friday, Democratic Assemblywoman Gabriella Rosa (Manhattan) pleaded guilty to entering into a fraudulent marriage to become a citizen, and failing to disclose some assets in bankruptcy proceeding.  She pleaded guilty to two counts of making false statements; as part of her plea, Ms. Rosa agreed to resign from the Assembly.

She was first elected in 2012.  She represented the 72nd Assembly District, which includes the Manhattan neighborhoods of Washington Heights, Inwood and Marble Hill.