Sen. Winter’s accuser confidentiality amendment passed on a party-line vote and didn’t derail overall support for the rule change.
The state legislature has spent nearly $400,000 dealing with workplace harassment issues and created an interim committee to come up with policy changes last year.
With a week left in the session, the legislature is trying to pack in more Democratic priorities as Republicans stick to delay tactics.
Discussions on the capitol’s workplace culture dominated the 2018 legislative session.
The minority party doesn’t have a lot of options to slow down the process.
Lawmakers looking to improve the both workplace culture and the handling of harassment complaints at the state Capitol met Thursday.