Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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October 9, 2013

Attorney hired to defend legislature in sexual harassment lawsuit

FRANKFORT — Leaders of the Kentucky General Assembly have hired Louisville attorney, Leslie P. Vose of Landrum and Shouse, to defend the legislature against allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation by three female employees.

Meanwhile, a House select committee named by Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, to look into the allegations of sexual harassment against a former lawmaker wants to hire its own attorney, but it isn’t clear its five members view the scope of the committee’s investigation in the same way.

A second committee, the Joint Program Review and Investigations Committee, was scheduled to begin reviewing the LRC sexual harassment policy Thursday, but canceled the meeting because of the women’s suits in Franklin Circuit Court.

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