COMMITTEE CLEARS REP. McMURTRY AFTER HARRASSMENT INVESTIGATION [+AUDIO]
By Matt Murphy
STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, MARCH 13, 2019....A special committee investigating whether Rep. Paul McMurtry violated the House sexual harassment policy concluded in a report Wednesday that there was "insufficient evidence" to support allegations that he inappropriately touched an incoming lawmaker at an orientation for freshmen legislators in December.
Rep. Paul McMurtry of Dedham was cleared by a House panel Wednesday of allegations that he violated House misconduct rules. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS/File 2016]
The public report, a 15-page executive summary filed by House counsel early Wednesday evening, documents how a special committee of House Democrats and Republicans investigated the allegations against McMurtry and voted unanimously to recommend that no action be taken against the veteran Democrat from Dedham.
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