House to vote on overhaul of Congress’ sexual harassment policies
Politico ---------- The House is set to take up two bipartisan measures this week to overhaul Congress’ system for deterring and policing workplace harassment, with easy approval votes expected on the floor. Among the changes in one harassment bill — authored by the GOP chairman and top Democrat of the House Administration Committee, alongside senior members of both parties — is a provision requiring lawmakers to pay for any workplace misconduct settlements involving their personal liability. That shift is a response to a flurry of recent scandals involving lawmakers on both sides of the aisle using taxpayer funds to resolve harassment claims filed by their employees. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.