January 9, 2018 •
Kentucky House Speaker Resigns
House Speaker Jeff Hoover resigned Monday following pressure from members of both parties.
He had privately settled a sexual harassment claim with a staff member with whom he had exchanged explicit messages after her colleague told her doing so would advance her career.
A writ for special election must be filed by the presiding officer of the House of Representatives to fill the vacancy.
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