Bills take aim at sexual harassment through training, policies

Sharon Hewitt
Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell, sponsored one of the anti-harassment bills approved by a Senate committee on Wednesday. (Photo: Ashley Wolf/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Drew White

Anti-sexual harassment policies and mandatory training for all state public servants are one step closer to becoming a reality.

The Senate Governmental Affairs Committee approved anti-sexual harassment bills Wednesday sponsored by three female legislators — Rep. Barbara Carpenter and Sen. Regina Barrow, both Democrats from Baton Rouge; and Sen. Sharon Hewitt, R-Slidell.

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