Sexual harassment

February 21, 2018 - 3:42 pm
(AP) - Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has hired a new deputy chief of staff, three months after the previous jobholder resigned amid sexual harassment allegations. The Democratic governor announced Tuesday that Adren Wilson will work as deputy chief of staff for programs and planning, filling the...
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January 13, 2018 - 6:33 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's female lawmakers say they want to tighten policies in the state Capitol for handling sexual misconduct allegations. On Friday, they reviewed existing House and Senate policies and talked of the need to bolster protections for anyone who works in the building...
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January 12, 2018 - 2:45 pm
(WWL.com) -- The Legislative Women’s Caucus is investigating to see if it is necessary to overhaul sexual harassment policies for the legislature and state government employees. Chairman and New Orleans Representative Helena Moreno finds it disturbing even though policies are in place, it’s hard to...
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USA TODAY
December 20, 2017 - 9:53 pm
(AP) _ Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says he hired a deputy chief of staff who had previously been accused of sexual harassment because an investigation didn't prove the allegations. Johnny Anderson resigned from Edwards' staff in November after new claims of sexual harassment were lodged against...
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Don Ames
December 17, 2017 - 12:10 pm
The first meeting of Governor Edward's Task Force to study Louisiana's sexual harassment policies is scheduled for Monday. The Governor’s Task Force on Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Policy was chosen Friday. The seven member panel is tasked with reviewing current harassment and...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
December 12, 2017 - 1:05 pm
I don’t think I’m putting myself way out there on a limb when I say I loathe child molesters. I hate them so much that the INTELLECTUAL, not EMOTIONAL, part of me would be in favor of summary execution. Few, if any, can be rehabilitated. If you think the idea of providing a convicted murderer “3...
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USA TODAY
December 07, 2017 - 9:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Al Franken, a rising political star only weeks ago, reluctantly announced Thursday he’s resigning from Congress, succumbing to a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and evaporating support from fellow Democrats. But he fired a defiant parting shot at President Donald...
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