Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

October 1, 2013

LRC employees file suit over alleged sexual harassment

By RONNIE ELLIS
CNHI

FRANKFORT —

The burgeoning sexual harassment controversy enveloping the General Assembly and its staffing arm, the Legislative Research Commission, took another turn Tuesday when three female LRC employees filed suit in Franklin Circuit Court.

Cassaundra Cooper and Yolanda Costner allege they were sexually harassed by former Rep. John Arnold, D-Sturgis, who resigned on Sept. 13. Their suit names Arnold, who has maintained he is innocent, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Legislative Research Commission and Greg Stumbo in his capacity as Speaker of the House.



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