GOP lawmaker seated despite NYC residency questions by Dems


              Assemblyman Lester Chang, R-Brooklyn, takes the oath of office in the Assembly Chamber on the opening day of the 2023 legislative session at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
            
              Assemblyman Lester Chang, R-Brooklyn, arrives in the Assembly Chamber on the opening day of the 2023 legislative session at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
            
              Assemblyman Matthew Simpson, R -Glens Falls, left, talks with Lester Chang, R-Brooklyn, in the Assembly Chamber on the opening day of the 2023 legislative session at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
            
              Assemblyman Lester Chang, R-Brooklyn, takes a photo of himself at his seat in the Assembly Chamber on the opening day of the 2023 legislative session at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
            
              Assemblymember Lester Chang, R-Brooklyn, takes the oath of office in the Assembly Chamber on the opening day of the 2023 legislative session at the state Capitol Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
GOP lawmaker seated despite NYC residency questions by Dems