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House votes for pair of workplace sexual misconduct studies

(Lancaster Online) State lawmakers voted Monday to commission a pair of studies about sexual misconduct in the workplace, including in state government, although critics said...

Court halts release of report on Pennsylvania priest abuse

(The Sentinel) Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday held up the release of a grand jury report into the handling of sexual abuse claims involving...

Pa. report to document child sexual abuse, cover-ups in six Catholic...

(Philly.com) For more than two years, dozens of victims have filed into a secret grand jury room in Pennsylvania, faced a group of strangers,...

What Lawmakers Do When They Leave After Harassment Allegations

(Roll Call) Six members of Congress have left office in the past few months after allegations ranging from firing female staffers who rejected sexual advances to...

Kathleen Kane’s downfall has lesson for others

(DelCoTimes) Two recent events related to former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s tempestuous and truncated term of office offer a lesson for all public...

Perjury Conviction Against Ex-Pennsylvania AG Upheld

(Courthouse News) The Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld the conviction Friday of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat who lied to a grand jury that was...

Pa. House leaders strip Rep. Miccarelli of duties after abuse allegations

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Though House Republican leaders have not sanctioned Rep. Nick Miccarelli despite accusations he physically or sexually abused two women, caucus...

Ethics investigation of Wolf aide advances; gas industry conflict of interest...

State Impact Pennsylvania - The State Ethics Commission is moving ahead with a full investigation of Governor Tom Wolf’s deputy chief of staff, Yesenia...

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