Senate Republicans said they were disappointed by the process, but said they’d give Mat-Su Assemblyman Randall Kowalke a consideration.
Fallout continue from a handful of legislators’ bad to unacceptable behavior, while the supplemental budget and Medicaid spending continued to dominate debate.
Wilson also sent a letter to the legislative aide saying, “It was not my intent to have an uncomfortable situation to occur as reported.”
Even with meetings scheduled for Monday, it didn’t feel like much was happening.
Taken together, the growing pile of credible allegations will make it almost impossible for the Legislature to not take some sort of action against Westlake.
The report raises questions about his behavior in the capitol, but found the incident didn’t meet the legal threshold for sexual harassment.
The state says it won’t be able to prove the senator’s intent to “harass or annoy” the reporter.
House Speaker Bryce Edgmon says Sen. David Wilson “crossed the line of appropriate behavior” during a Thursday news conference that Wilson called to clear his…
Wilson is calling on the report and security footage of the alleged incident to be released to the public.
Edgmon didn’t comment on a specific instance, but said the recent incidents highlighted the need for a change.