January 11, 2018
Rhode Island lawmakers wearing black to in solidarity with the Time's Up movement and as a statement against sexual misconduct stand at the House speaker's rostrum at the Statehouse in Providence, R.I., on Tuesday, Jan. 9., 2018. (AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott)
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After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years.