Month: October 2022

Speaker Dade Phelan, R-Beaumont

Amid a criminal investigation into an allegation that a lobbyist used a date rape drug on a legislative staff member, Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan on Monday took steps to make it easier to report incidents of sexual misconduct in and around the Capitol. “For too long, the culture of the House made victims of […]

The Peace Corps failed these women after they were sexually assaulted while volunteering. Three women tell their stories of sexual assault while volunteering in the Peace Corps, and how the agency’s bungled response compounded their trauma. Hannah Gaber, USA TODAY Authorities said Thursday that an allegation that a lobbyist spiked the cocktail of a female […]