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House, Senate reach deal on #MeToo legislation

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WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators reached a deal Wednesday to overhaul sexual harassment reporting in Congress and to end taxpayer funded secret settlements to…
WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators reached a deal Wednesday to overhaul sexual harassment reporting in Congress and to end taxpayer funded secret settlements to victims.
Instead, members of congress would be required to pay out of their own pockets settlements stemming from their bad behavior and those awards would be made public.
“This bipartisan, bicameral agreement sends a clear message that harassment in any form will not be tolerated by the Congress,” said Sen.

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