After lawmaker restored, reaction falls along party lines


Reaction to a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky regaining his leadership position after signing a sexual harassment settlement has fallen along party lines.

Some Republicans say it is time to move on while Democrats worry the appointment sends the wrong message. State Rep. Michael Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers to sign a secret sexual harassment settlement last year. All four lost their leadership positions. But this week, Meredith was restored as chairman of the House Local Government Committee.

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