Staffer who filed whistleblower suit fired after House Republicans elect new leaders


The Kentucky House Republican Leadership has fired a staffer who claims she was punished for reporting sexual harassment complaints against Republican members of the General Assembly. Daisy Olivo, communications director for House Republicans, was escorted out of the Capitol by security near the end of the workday Friday. Her attorney, Shane Sidebottom, said Olivo was not given a reason for her dismissal. Olivo has an ongoing whistleblower lawsuit against the Legislative Research Commission.

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