WIll Coursey

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
12:38 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Coursey Pushes for Higher Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees

Kentucky state Rep. Will Coursey of Symsonia wants the state to raise the minimum wage for tipped employees. 

The three-term Democrat’s bill would first boost the wage from $2.13 per hour to $3.00 if passed this session. Then starting July 2015 the minimum wage would increase by 95 cents each year until it is 70 percent of the hourly minimum wage of non-tipped employees - currently $7.25.

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Politics
7:58 am
Fri January 10, 2014

6th District State House Race Shaping Up as Travis Announces Plans

Will Coursey-Incumbent Democrat (Left) Keith Travis-Republican Challenger (Right)
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Marshall County native Keith Travis announced his intentions today to file his Republican candidacy papers for the Kentucky House of Representatives 6th District seat.

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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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Politics
4:09 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Coursey and Cusic Will Provide Depositions in Harassment Suit

Rep. Will Coursey

Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) will have to provide depositions in a retaliation lawsuit brought against him by a state staffer.

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Government
10:22 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Kentucky Lawmakers Hire Firm to Represent LRC in Harassment Lawsuits

Lawmakers unanimously approved a contract today to hire attorneys to represent a state agency in a pair of sexual harassment lawsuits.

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Government
12:39 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

First Hearing for Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against John Arnold Considers Who are Defendants

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The first hearing in the sexual harassment lawsuit against former state Rep. John Arnold and elements of Kentucky state government revolved Wednesday around determining which parties should be accused.

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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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Government
1:50 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Kentucky Legislative Research Commission Employees File Lawsuits on Sexual Harassment Claims

Two Kentucky lawmakers have been named in a pair of sexual harassment lawsuits filed Tuesday on behalf of Legislative Research Commission employees.

The lawsuits also name the Legislative Research Commission as a defendant. The lawsuit filed against former state Rep. John A. Arnold Jr. also names House Speaker Greg Stumbo, claiming he didn't prioritize an investigation into sexual harassment claims.

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Government
2:03 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

KY Representative Will Coursey Cited in Sexual Harassment Allegation

A second lawmaker from western Kentucky is being accused of sexual harassment.  Louisville attorney Thomas Clay is representing Nicole Cusic, who claims she was retaliated against when she complained about the behavior of State Representative Will Coursey.

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