Rep. Jamaal Bowman of New York won’t face action by House Ethics Committee over voting rights protest
In this September 2020 screengrab, Jamaal Bowman participates in "Supercharge: Women All In," a virtual day of action hosted by Supermajority. - Getty Images for Supermajority/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., won’t face any punishment or further investigation by the House Ethics Committee over his participation in a recent voting rights protest outside the Capitol. The progressive lawmaker was arrested along with about two dozen activists when they briefly refused to obey police demands to move during a civil disobedience demonstration on Jan. 20, 2022. He is expected to pay a $200 fine to resolve a minor trespassing charge, the report said. “The committee has determined to take no further action in this matter, and upon publication of this Report, consid...