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Government
2:54 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Coursey's Attorney Attempts to Seal "Smut-Filled" Deposition Videos

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The counsel for Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) is asking a judge to seal embarrassing videos of a deposition he gave in his counter-suit against a Capitol staffer who has accused him of sexual harassment. 

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Government
6:54 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Kentucky State Police Find No Misconduct By LRC Director Bobby Sherman

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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.

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Government
5:57 am
Thu May 8, 2014

In Reversal, Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission Finds Former Lawmaker John Arnold Guilty

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After hours of deliberation and sparring with his defense attorney—not to mention the news media—a full quorum of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission on Wednesday voted to reprimand and fine former state Rep. John Arnold.

It was the second, and final, hearing in the ethics case brought against the Western Kentucky Democrat by female state House staffers.

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Government
6:42 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Arnold Ethics Trial May Continue

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The ethics trial against former lawmaker John Arnold may continue. Because the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission did not consider a motion to dismiss the case against the West Kentucky lawmaker in a hearing last week, the case may go forward.

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Government
2:22 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Sexual Harassment Training Bill To Become Kentucky Law

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A bill that would make sexual harassment training mandatory for Kentucky state lawmakers is poised to become law. 

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Politics
11:45 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training

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Kentucky lawmakers have finished their first-ever training on sexual harassment.

More than a hundred lawmakers heard a lecture from Aime McFerren, a Louisville attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She shared strategies for identifying sexual harassment, and the benefits of preventing it.

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Government
1:08 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Judge to Decide Who Can Be Named As Defendants in Fmr Rep. Arnold Sexual Harassment Case

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A Franklin Circuit Court Judge will decide which parties can be named in a sexual harassment lawsuit against the state and a former Kentucky lawmaker.

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Government
3:29 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Kentucky State Senators To Undergo Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training

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Kentucky state senators will be required to undergo sexual harassment training before the start of next year’s legislative session.  

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Government
6:36 am
Thu October 10, 2013

KY Panel May Broaden Sexual Harassment Probe

Former Rep. John Arnold
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A select committee investigating sexual harassment complaints against a former lawmaker will consider sending letters to all legislative staffers inviting them to come forward with grievances.

Members of the panel will vote on that proposal from Republican state Representative Robert Benvenuti next Wednesday.

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Politics
5:00 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Will Coursey Likely to File Countersuit in Sexual Harassment Case

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Western Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey’s lawyer says the legislator is likely to file a countersuit against claims he sexually harassed a former legislative assistant.

Paducah Attorney Mark Edwards says the Democratic lawmaker denies Nicole Cusic’s allegations that he sexually harassed interns and Legislative Research Commission employees in February 2012.

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