Lt. Governor Says “Culture of Harassment” In Pierre “Inaccurate”

There have been recent claims that a number of women have been the targets of sexual harassment during South Dakota Legislative sessions in Pierre.
Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels says anyone who feels they have been targeted should report it…

Michels says it is inaccurate to describe a “culture of harassment” around the legislative sessions…

Michels says people who believe they have been harassed will be protected…

Michels says beyond laws, the legislature has ethics rules for their members.
Many of the allegations came from lobbyists, who are outside the rules of the legislature.