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The Journal-Standard
After three years of silence, action on sexual harassment in Springfieldare a few positive things taking place. First, there's finally a special legis
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
are a few positive things taking place. First, there's finally a special legislative inspector general in place, attorney Julie Porter. Second, Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill that "waives the one-year restriction on the Legislative Inspector... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner signs lawmakers' sexual harassment bills but says they should have done morewell thought through.” He also said he is concerned that the new legislative i
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
well thought through.” He also said he is concerned that the new legislative inspector general, former federal prosecutor Julie Porter, has to answer to lawmakers who could meddle with her investigations. “There’s a lot of control with the... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitymeeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightnin
Daily Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
meeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightning speed to appoint former federal prosecutor Julie Porter as legislative inspector general. And last week, lawmakers OK’d legislation that would empower Porter to act on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitymeeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightnin
Northwest Herald / Posted 5 days ago
meeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightning speed to appoint former federal prosecutor Julie Porter as legislative inspector general. And last week, lawmakers OK’d legislation that would empower Porter to act on... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakerstheir feet on getting an inspector general,” McConnaughay said. “The commission
Northwest Herald / Posted 6 days ago
their feet on getting an inspector general,” McConnaughay said. “The commission had a meeting a week ago and appointed Julie Porter, a former U.S. district attorney, as an interim inspector general. The Legislative Ethics Commission does have... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Sen. McConnaughay details steps that address complaints against lawmakerstheir feet on getting an inspector general,” McConnaughay said. “The commission
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
their feet on getting an inspector general,” McConnaughay said. “The commission had a meeting a week ago and appointed Julie Porter, a former U.S. district attorney, as an interim inspector general. The Legislative Ethics Commission does have... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SVM EDITORIAL: Harassment, the Legislature, and accountabilitymeeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightnin
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
meeting in emergency session the first weekend of November, acted with lightning speed to appoint former federal prosecutor Julie Porter as legislative inspector general. And last week, lawmakers OK’d legislation that would empower Porter to act on... Read more
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The Telegraph
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfind a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
find a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and appointed former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. Cullerton authored the expansion of investigative authority to answer the problem of 27 pending complaints,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sexual-harassment reforms advance through Illinois Legislaturelast week. A backlog of 27 outstanding complaints, some dating to 2014, will be
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
last week. A backlog of 27 outstanding complaints, some dating to 2014, will be reviewed by the new inspector general, Julie Porter. Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie, a Chicago Democrat, said Tuesday the nature of the 27 pending complaints isn't... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandarylimit for resolving them has likely expired. Cullerton’s measure gives the new
Northwest Herald / Posted 13 days ago
limit for resolving them has likely expired. Cullerton’s measure gives the new inspector general, former federal prosecutor Julie Porter, the authority to investigate them despite any statute of limitations . The flurry of activity came as sexual... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Illinois Senate rushes to fix sex-harassment quandarylimit for resolving them has likely expired. Cullerton’s measure gives the new
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
limit for resolving them has likely expired. Cullerton’s measure gives the new inspector general, former federal prosecutor Julie Porter, the authority to investigate them despite any statute of limitations . The flurry of activity came as sexual... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentbecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lawmakers unanimous in passing sex harassment legislationinvestigated because there was no person in the post. Over the weekend, the com
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
investigated because there was no person in the post. Over the weekend, the commission approved former federal prosecutor Julie Porter as temporary inspector general. She will serve until the end of June. Her initial job will be to investigate 27... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentbecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Bivins sponsors bill to amend ethics lawharassment in the Capitol. She noted there's no one to investigate her case or
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
harassment in the Capitol. She noted there's no one to investigate her case or other cases. Former federal prosecutor Julie Porter was hurriedly named temporarily to the post Saturday. Senate President John Cullerton plans legislation allowing... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Gov applauds, jabs lawmakers on sex harassmentbecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
Stamford Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Illinois House puts student-loan rights into lawbecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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Greenwich Time
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measurebecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
Greenwich Time / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfind a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
find a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and appointed former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. Cullerton authored the expansion of investigative authority to answer the problem of 27 pending complaints,... Read more
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The News-Times
House fails to override 'right-to-work' measurebecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
The News-Times / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfind a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and
The Middletown Press / Posted 14 days ago
find a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and appointed former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. Cullerton authored the expansion of investigative authority to answer the problem of 27 pending complaints,... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Illinois lawmakers engulfed by fixing sex-harassment messfind a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and
The Register Citizen / Posted 14 days ago
find a suitable candidate for the job, met in an emergency session Saturday and appointed former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. Both the House and Senate OK'd additional legislation to answer the problem of 27 pending complaints,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
House approves sex-harassment resolutionbecause the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it te
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
because the post was vacant. Her testimony spurred the commission to fill it temporarily with former federal prosecutor Julie Porter. The Illinois Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois lawmakers start passing bills to deal with sexual harassment scandalso that those submitted during the yearslong vacancy at that post can be addres
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
so that those submitted during the yearslong vacancy at that post can be addressed now that former federal prosecutor Julie Porter has been installed. In the years that the job has gone unfilled, 27 ethics complaints have been filed and left... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Senate convenes, sex-harassment target attendingSenate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector gene
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 14 days ago
Senate has approved expanded authority for the Legislature's new inspector general. The Senate voted 55-0 Tuesday to allow Julie Porter to investigate 27 pending ethics complaints even if the time limit for resolving them has expired. Porter was... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Illinois lawmakers return to work amid sex-harassment messharassment in the Capitol. She noted there’s no one to investigate her case or
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 14 days ago
harassment in the Capitol. She noted there’s no one to investigate her case or other cases. Former federal prosecutor Julie Porter was hurriedly named temporarily to the post Saturday. Senate President John Cullerton plans legislation... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois lawmakers return to work amid sex-harassment messharassment in the Capitol. She noted there's no one to investigate her case or
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
harassment in the Capitol. She noted there's no one to investigate her case or other cases. Former federal prosecutor Julie Porter was hurriedly named temporarily to the post Saturday. Senate President John Cullerton plans legislation... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Illinois lawmakers return to work amid sex-harassment messharassment in the Capitol. She noted there’s no one to investigate her case or
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
harassment in the Capitol. She noted there’s no one to investigate her case or other cases. Former federal prosecutor Julie Porter was hurriedly named temporarily to the post Saturday. Senate President John Cullerton plans legislation... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Illinois inspector general: ‘I can make a difference here’the temporary position amid Statehouse disarray over sexual-harassment complain
SaukValley.com / Posted 14 days ago
the temporary position amid Statehouse disarray over sexual-harassment complaints because “I can make a difference here.” Julie Porter, a former federal prosecutor whose private legal work includes investigations and civil rights complaints, told... Read more
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FOX News
Sexual misconduct spotlight shifts from Hollywood to state capitolsisn’t a one-off. Over the weekend, the Legislative Ethics Commission in Illino
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
isn’t a one-off. Over the weekend, the Legislative Ethics Commission in Illinois announced former federal prosecutor Julie Porter had been tapped to investigate sexual harassment complaints at the state capitol. Porter’s post had been vacant... Read more
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FOX News
Sexual misconduct spotlight shifts from Hollywood to state capitolsisn’t a one-off. Over the weekend, the Legislative Ethics Commission in Illino
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
isn’t a one-off. Over the weekend, the Legislative Ethics Commission in Illinois announced former federal prosecutor Julie Porter had been tapped to investigate sexual harassment complaints at the state capitol. Porter’s post had been vacant... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Sex-harassment bill puts state leaders on defensiveinspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Satu
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
inspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the "ability for the commission... Read more
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SaukValley.com
In Illinois' Capitol: #ThemToo: Harassment isn't just Hollywood's problem, it's Springfield's, tooinspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than 2 years until Saturd
SaukValley.com / Posted 15 days ago
inspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than 2 years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the “ability for the commission... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Sexual harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than two years until Satu
Daily Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
inspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the “ability for the commission... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sexual harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than two years until Satu
Northwest Herald / Posted 15 days ago
inspector general, a post that’s been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the “ability for the commission... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveby the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
by the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Legislative activist Denise Rotheimer (RAWTH’-eye-mur) testified that... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Satu
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
inspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the "ability for the commission... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveby the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 16 days ago
by the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Legislative activist Denise Rotheimer (RAWTH'-eye-mur) testified that... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
The Sunday Spin: Politics with Rick Pearson Full ShowThen, Rick is joined by Democratic State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz. Sara and Rick d
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Then, Rick is joined by Democratic State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz. Sara and Rick discuss the recent appointment of Julie Porter as a new Legislative Inspector General, the lack of a human resource department, the recent cases of sexual harassment coming... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Former prosecutor named Illinois legislative inspector generalSPRINGFIELD — The members of the Legislative Ethics Commission have unanimously
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
SPRINGFIELD — The members of the Legislative Ethics Commission have unanimously approved the appointment of Julie Porter as the special legislative inspector general, the commission announced Saturday evening. Her appointment takes effect... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Satu
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
inspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the "ability for the commission... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Satu
The Middletown Press / Posted 16 days ago
inspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the "ability for the commission... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveinspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Satu
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 16 days ago
inspector general, a post that's been vacant for more than two years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Madigan spokesman Steve Brown had said the "ability for the commission... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz: “We need to figure out what women need to succeed”even happening? Rick is joined by Democratic State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, from
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
even happening? Rick is joined by Democratic State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, from Chicago to discuss the recent appointment of Julie Porter as a new Legislative Inspector General, the lack of a human resource department, the recent cases of sexual... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sex-harassment bill puts Illinois leaders on the defensiveby the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
by the Legislative Inspector General. The post had been vacant for years until Saturday when former Assistant U.S. Attorney Julie Porter was selected during a private meeting. Legislative activist Denise Rotheimer (RAWTH'-eye-mur) testified that... Read more

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