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Wed Feb 28, 2018, 01:21 AM

Lawmaker says Capitol should be safe workplace

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) The Latest on a confrontation last week between two South Dakota lawmakers on the House floor (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

A South Dakota representative who feared for her safety in a recent confrontation with a colleague at the Capitol says she hopes Republican legislative leadership will take a "more serious look" at such allegations in the future.

GOP Rep. Lynne DiSanto said Tuesday the Capitol is her workplace, and everybody should be able to come to work there and feel safe.

The confrontation occurred last week on the House floor. Representatives started an investigation into Republican Rep. David Johnson's conduct toward DiSanto, but later voted to end it with her support.

DiSanto said she accepted an apology from Johnson.

Read more: http://www.thepublicopinion.com/news/associated_press/south_dakota/the-latest-lawmaker-says-capitol-should-be-safe-workplace/article_50e5a432-3d75-5d85-964a-616beb2b1689.html

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Salviati Feb 2018 #1

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Wed Feb 28, 2018, 03:24 AM

1. Sounds like they need more guns then.

They should mandate that all legislators and their staff show up armed, that should make the place safer, right?

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