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.
Outrage over pervasive sexual misconduct at the California state Capitol is culminating in hearings to change rules that women say have allowed abuses. Capital Public Radios' Ben Bradford reports the Assembly is undertaking a tricky, public self-reform that began with a hearing yesterday (Tuesday).
California Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra has resigned, effective immediately, after multiple women alleged he groped them or made unwanted sexual advances. And a California state Senator was stripped of his committee chairships yesterday, as attention on what is called a pervasive culture of sexual harassment in the state Capitol continues.