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Sat Apr 28, 2018, 01:09 AM

Democrats' efforts to take on sexual harassment advance in GOP-led House

TOPEKA -- Democrat-led efforts to face sexual harassment have moved forward in the Kansas House.

The pair of legislative changes dealing with sexual harassment advanced during the chamberís budget debate Friday afternoon on a marathon day in the Kansas Legislature.

The budget will likely still have to be picked apart by a conference committee between officials in both the House and Senate before heading to the governor's desk.

Rep. Brandon Whipple, D-Wichita, pushed for the first change. Under his amendment, Whipple said state employees who signed a non-disclosure agreement could not be silenced if they were victims of sexual harassment or abuse.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article210022274.html

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Sun Apr 29, 2018, 12:04 PM

1. About time..

A real bitch when you have to pass laws to protect whistle blowers
from our govt...

The Star revealed last year that legislative interns and other young women in the Kansas Capitol have faced sexual advances and lewd comments from lawmakers of both parties.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article210022274.html#storylink=cpy

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