McMurtry cleared in backside touch charge

If the touch occurred, it was unintentional, panel says

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE 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. The public report, a 15-page executive summary filed by House counsel(...)

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