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Kentucky's House Republican leadership has replaced the chairmen of three legislative committees following sexual harassment allegations. 

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Republican leaders in the state House of Representatives have hired a law firm to look into sexual harassment allegations against multiple GOP members.

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Allegations that House Speaker Jeff Hoover and other Republican lawmakers sexually harassed a female staffer have rocked the state capitol in recent days, pitting political allies against each other and unearthing deep divisions within Kentucky’s GOP.

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Officials say a man who served as a county chairman for the Kentucky Republican Party has been arrested in Tennessee and resigned from his position. 

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Kentucky's Republican House Speaker says it is likely the state legislature will meet on Saturday to pass the first bills of the year. 

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Ending mandatory labor union membership is the top priority of the new Republican majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

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Republicans are officially the majority party in the state House of Representatives for the first time since 1921, putting the party in control of the legislature and the governorship for the first time in state history.

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Republicans take over the Kentucky legislature this week with the help of millions of dollars in contributions from the finance and energy industries. 

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Kentucky’s top law enforcement officer is calling on the new Republican state legislature to fight the emerging threat of synthetic drug abuse instead of rescuing a failing public pension system. 

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A new crop of committee chairs will wield gavels in the state House of Representatives starting Jan. 3, when Republicans assume control of the chamber for the first time in 95 years.

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