Bobby Sherman http://wkms.org en Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-state-police-find-no-misconduct-lrc-director-bobby-sherman <p>After a nearly seven-month investigation, the Kentucky State Police say investigators found no evidence that former Legislative Research Commission executive director Bobby Sherman shredded work-related documents to cover-up information on sexual harassment within the state legislature.</p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 11:54:01 +0000 Jonathan Meador 40986 at http://wkms.org Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman Kentucky Legislature Appoints Marcia Seiler As Acting LRC Director http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislature-appoints-marcia-seiler-acting-lrc-director <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Top Kentucky lawmakers have appointed an acting director for the Legislative Research Commission as controversy swirls about sexual harassment complaints within the organization. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The lawmakers will also review the agency which serves as a fact finding and service organization for the government. The actions come amid scrutiny of how the </span>LRC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> handled <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislative-research-commission-employees-file-lawsuits-sexual-harassment-claims-0">sexual harassment</a> complaints against a former lawmaker.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">House and Senate leaders appointed Marcia &nbsp;</span>Seiler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as acting </span>LRC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> director. </span>Seiler<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is director of the Office of Education Accountability.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:44:14 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 35395 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislature Appoints Marcia Seiler As Acting LRC Director Kentucky House Speaker Turns Over Memos To Police Amidst Shredding Allegations http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-house-speaker-turns-over-memos-police-amidst-shredding-allegations <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky House Speaker Greg </span>Stumbo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has&nbsp;given the Kentucky State Police&nbsp;memos regarding documents shredded by the former head of the Legislative Research Commission. </span></p><p>Stumbo<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> provided the documents to legislative security specialist Rick </span>Devers<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> along with a request for state police to take whatever action is deemed appropriate.&nbsp;House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover asked for an investigation after former </span>LRC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Director Bobby Sherman returned to his office with other staffers&nbsp;on Sunday, two days after he resigned, and shredded documents.&nbsp;</span></p><p>One of the staffers, Deputy Director Robert Jenkins, said the documents that were destroyed were either duplicates or were of a personal nature, including junk mail, mortgage papers and salary comparisons for LRC.</p><p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:28:58 +0000 Rob Canning & The Associated Press 35185 at http://wkms.org Kentucky House Speaker Turns Over Memos To Police Amidst Shredding Allegations