California Assembly member Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) has co-sponsored legislation to fix inadequate sexual harassment policies, following a rash of reports of inappropriate sexual conduct in the California Capitol.
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California lawmakers leading a review of sexual harassment policies - including a lawmaker from the IE - proposed their first change, following an outcry over widspread misconduct in Sacramento. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
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Two women say California Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, a Democrat representing parts of the San Fernando Valley, sexually harassed them - including one who claims the lawmaker assaulted her in a bathroom druing a Las Vegas party. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports - and we should note: This story contains graphic language.
The same room where sexual harassment was discussed by lawmakers in a hearing at the California state Capitol earlier this week is the same room where sexual harassment training took place earlier this year. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt reports people in the building say the current way of training is part of the Capitol's problem.
California state Senator Tony Mendoza is going on the offensive in denying sexual misconduct allegations leveled against him. The Democrat sent a letter to supporters this week blaming the media for his predicament. Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports.
You could practically hear hundreds of jaws drop in the California Capitol during this week's Assembly hearing on sexual harassment ... when staff told lawmakers they don't keep track of victim's complaints. But Capital Public Radios' Ben Adler reports there's no legal requirement to do so - for the Legislature, or any other California employer.