Edgmon didn’t comment on a specific instance, but said the recent incidents highlighted the need for a change.
A former legislative aide came forward with the accusations because she said she believes her experience in the Legislature isn’t unique.
The “Sexual and Other Workplace Harassment Policy Subcommittee” was formed by the Legislative Council last week after sexual harassment allegations involving a state senator dating back to June surfaced this month.
The bill becomes law under a cloud of legal uncertainty.
The move is in protest of the Senate’s abrupt adjournment on Friday, where it passed Senate Bill 54 with a glaring constitutional problem and adjourned.
Gov. Bill Walker will sign Senate Bill 54 he said in a newsletter this morning, despite concerns that it a constitutional problem could tie up…
The Senate refused to fix a last-minute amendment that could leave a key provision at risk of being overturned.
The constitutional guarantee to due process requires sentences match the severity of the crime.
After a three-day marathon floor session, dozens of amendments and one threat of retaliation on social media, the House has passed Senate Bill 54, legislation…
There’s rising concern that the behavior of a handful of legislators is fueling threats, perhaps even intentionally.