Louisiana female lawmakers: Misconduct policies have gaps
January 14, 2018
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's female lawmakers said Friday that they want to tighten policies in the state Capitol for handling sexual-misconduct allegations, calling it their duty to make sure people who work in the building are protected from mistreatment.
"The people of Louisiana deserve to be assured that this issue is not being pushed aside," said Rep. Helena Moreno, a New Orleans Democrat.
The review of existing House and Senate policies comes after sexual-misconduct accusations across the nation over the past several months that have unseated people in positions of power in H...