Leaders have appointed an interim committee to hash out recommendations from an outside human resources firm over the summer.
The historic expulsion of state Rep. Steve Lebsock and allegations against Mayor Michael Hancock fueled the policy change.
The report recommends hiring new staff to help manage sexual harassment complaints.
It’s not just that they’re barred from talking to the press.
Craig Morgan, an attorney in Phoenix, worked on a sexual harassment investigation at Arizona's capital.
Republicans said it would be a "dereliction of duty" to punt the appointment to the governor.
State Rep. Steve Lebsock of Thornton was expelled from the legislature Friday after accusations of sexual harassment.
Lebsock becomes the first state House member expelled since 1915, when Rep. William Howlett was ejected after he perjured himself.
As Democrats in the House push ahead with their effort to expel one of their members over sexual harassment, Republicans in both chambers are raising objections.
Lebsock's case is testing the credibility of a workplace harassment policy that tries to balance victims' privacy concerns with transparency in government.