Taxpayer Dollars Settle Sex Harassment Suit

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A newly published report shows state House Democrats have paid $600,000 in taxpayer money to settle complaints against four lawmakers over the last decade.

Two of those were sexual harassment complaints – including one against 21-term Rep. Thomas Caltagirone that cost nearly a quarter of a million dollars.

According to documents obtained by the Philadelphia Inquirer and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the House Democratic Caucus paid $248,000 in 2015 to settle a complaint from one of Caltagirone’s staffers.

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