State Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) was the subject of a state Senate report released Thursday that details rampant sexual harassment in the Capitol in Sacramento.
The investigation, which included more than 30 interviews with 28 witnesses, examined four complaints dating to 2010, involving three female lawmakers and a male sergeant at arms.
The report concluded that Hertzberg’s hugs made the colleagues uncomfortable, although they were not intended to be sexual.
The report names none of the accusers, but former Republican Assemblywoman Linda Halderman has publicly accused Hertzberg of repeatedly hugging her for prolonged periods of time between 2010 and 2012. She asked him to stop at one point.
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