Illinois Lawmakers Engulfed By Fixing Sex-Harassment MessIllinois lawmakers spent most of Tuesday trying to get control of an avoidable sexual-harassment mess which began with a seemingly benign, if sincere, proposal last month to explicitly forbid harassment and intimidation in the ethics code.
Missouri Political Operative Accused of Sexual HarrassmentA judge issued a restraining order Thursday blocking a Democratic political insider accused of sexually harassing interns and employees from coming within 1,000 feet of the Missouri Capitol.
McCaskill, Richardson on 'Dress Code' as Response to Harassment AllegationsU.S. Senator Claire McCaskill sent letters to Missouri Representatives Bill Kidd and Nick King on Tuesday, following reports that the legislators were considering instituting a dress code for interns as part of a response to allegations of sexual harassment against interns.
Lawmakers Develop New Intern RulesThey're aimed at preventing sexual harassment.
Ex St. Louis Police Officer Wins Sexual Harrassment SuitJury awards Tanisha Ross-Paige $7.5 million in damages.
Lawyers Hired to Defend Illinois Treasurer in LawsuitThe state will pay three attorneys up to $200 per hour
Southern Ill. Prison Director ResignsFormer Big Muddy warden Ty Bates was under investigation for alleged sexual harrassment.
U of Illinois Enacts New Policies To Prevent AbuseNew policies enacted in wake of Penn State scandal.

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