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State Investigation Confirms Sexual Harassment By Republican Assemblyman Bill Brough

Orange County Register-


A state office formed to investigate sexual harassment complaints against California legislators has concluded that Orange County Assemblyman Bill Brough made unwanted sexual advances on two occasions, including offering political favors in exchange for sex, according to a letter sent Wednesday by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.

Brough, who represents much of south county, has been stripped of his committee assignments and is required to take sexual harassment training following the nearly year-long investigation, Rendon said. But he’s allowed to stay in office until his current term ends in December.

Brough continues to deny the allegations and say they are politically motivated. In a statement Wednesday he also said that he’s considering legal action.

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