Sexual Harrassment Allegations

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2:17 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

State Lawmaker Accused Of Sexual Harrassment

Democrat State Representative John Arnold
Credit wfpl.org

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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