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Newly released documents shed light on how CA legislature has dealt with sexual harassment claims




US Democratic Representative from California Jackie Speier speaks during a House Administration Committee hearing on
US Democratic Representative from California Jackie Speier speaks during a House Administration Committee hearing on "Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Congressional Workplace" on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on November 14, 2017.
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The CA Legislature is expected to release a trove of documents pertaining to how sexual harassment claims against lawmakers were investigated at the state capitol.

AirTalk’s guest host Libby Denkmann speaks with two Sacramento reporters who have been following the story.  

Information on eighteen alleged cases of sexual harassment were released Friday. Four lawmakers currently serving in the Legislature were named in those investigations.

Read more about them here and here.

With guest host Libby Denkmann.

Guests:

Melanie Mason, reporter covering state government and politics in Sacramento for the Los Angeles Times who’s been following the story; she tweets @melmason

Laurel Rosenhall, political reporter who’s been covering the story at CALmatters, the nonprofit journalism site covering California; she tweets @LaurelRosenhall