Democrat John Arnold

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9:55 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Ethics Hearing Postponed In Sexual Harassment Case

Former State Representative John A. Arnold, Democrat from Sturgis

There's a new twist in a long-running sexual harassment probe at the state capitol in Frankfort.

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4:46 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Special Election Date Set For Arnold House Seat

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Gov. Steve Beshear has set a special election for Dec. 10 to replace former Democratic state Rep. John Arnold of Sturgis.

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3:37 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

Legislative Research Commission Director Under Fire

LRC Executive Director Robert Sherman

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The executive director of the Legislative Research Commission is under pressure from LRC employee Yolanda Costner to resign. Costner is one of three women who filed a sexual harassment complaint against Western Kentucky lawmaker John Arnold and charged the LRC with failing to take their complaint seriously.

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2:17 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

State Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Harrassment

Democrat State Representative John Arnold
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two Kentucky statehouse employees have filed ethics complaints against a House lawmaker, alleging a pattern of sexual harassment and assault.

In separate complaints, Cassaundra Cooper and Yolanda Costner allege that Rep. John Arnold inappropriately touched them and made lewd and vulgar comments in numerous incidents over several years.  

The complaints, filed Friday, were obtained by WFPL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.

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