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April 12, 2018  •  

Texas Representative Resigns

U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold resigned his seat in congress last week following a string of ethics investigations stemming from a 2014 sexual harassment allegation. Farenthold, under fire for using $84,000 of taxpayer money to settle a sexual harassment claim, announced […]

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The Maryland General Assembly adjourned sine die at midnight on April 9, 2018. Lawmakers passed legislation involving sexual harassment. House Bill 1342, bans lobbyists from sexually harassing a member, employee, intern, or page of the General Assembly, an employee of […]

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The Maryland House of Delegates unanimously voted on Monday to strengthen the General Assembly’s sexual harassment policies to cover lobbyists. The bill authorizes a person to file a complaint with the State Ethics Commission against a regulated lobbyist who has […]

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