House Sexual Harrassment Scandal

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1:50 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Ethics Panel To Re-Hear Arnold Sexual Harassment Case

Former State Representative John Arnold of Sturgis

A former Kentucky lawmaker could still face punishment for allegedly sexually harassing three female state workers.

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2:05 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Arnold Won't Face Sanctions From Ky. House

Former Ky. Representative John A. Arnold
Credit Louisville Courier Journal

A former western Kentucky lawmaker won't face sanctions from the House for allegations that he sexually harassed legislative staffers.

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1:26 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

Panel Moving Slowly In Sexual Harassment Probe

A special committee investigating claims of sexual harassment by a former lawmaker has ended a closed-door meeting without issuing any findings.

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1:16 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

State To Spend $115,000 In Sexual Harassment Case

Former House Representative John Arnold of Sturgis

The LRC now has a 115k contract with a Lex. law firm to offer legal guidance to the state in a sexual harassment investigation.

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4:31 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Ky. Lawmakers Take Step Toward Review Of LRC

New LRC Interim Director Marcia Seiler is a past director of the Office of Education Accountability
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FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Top Kentucky lawmakers have appointed Marcia Seiler as acting director for the Legislative Research Commission.

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5:15 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Legislative Heads Want Meeting To Replace Sherman

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Legislative leaders want to meet to choose an interim replacement for former LRC director Bobby Sherman.

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6:02 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

State Police To Investigate Shredding Of Documents

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- The Kentucky State Police will investigate whether any laws were broken regarding shredded documents by the former LRC Director.

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1:54 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Shredded Documents Raise Suspicions In Frankfort

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A Louisville attorney is now calling for a criminal investigation regarding a political sex harassment scandal.

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12:30 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Ex LRC Head Confirms He Destroyed Documents

FRANKFORT, Ky.-The former director of the state Legislative Research Commission has admitted to shredding documents related to a sex scandal.

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11:40 am
Tue September 17, 2013

Lawmaker's Resignation Doesn't End Committee Probe

Democrat Representative John Arnold of Sturgis resigned from the Kentucky Legislature late last week
Credit Louisville Courier Journal

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A western Kentucky lawmaker who resigned last week still faces the possibility of censure from his colleagues if allegations that he sexually harassed legislative staffers are proven.

An investigative committee pressed ahead Tuesday with an investigation into the conduct of former Democratic state Rep. John Arnold of Sturgis who announced his resignation in a letter to Gov. Steve Beshear last week.

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