Missouri House Speaker John Diehl announced that he was resigning from the legislature, acknowledging that he had exchanged sexually suggestive text messages with a college student who was a legislative intern at the Capitol. Sexual harassment is a long-standing problem at the Statehouse. Lawmakers keep fumbling in efforts to come up with a solution.
Missouri House Speaker John Diehl announced that he was resigning from the legislature, acknowledging that he had exchanged sexually suggestive text messages with a college student who was a legislative intern at the Capitol. Sexual harassment is a long-standing problem at the Statehouse. Lawmakers keep fumbling in efforts to come up with a solution. File photo The Associated Press
Missouri House Speaker John Diehl announced that he was resigning from the legislature, acknowledging that he had exchanged sexually suggestive text messages with a college student who was a legislative intern at the Capitol. Sexual harassment is a long-standing problem at the Statehouse. Lawmakers keep fumbling in efforts to come up with a solution. File photo The Associated Press

Missouri lawmakers should ask women to recommend policy to eliminate hostile workplace in Capitol

August 19, 2015 11:49 AM