KY: Are Sexual Harassment Records Public? One Law, Many Interpretations

Every public agency in Kentucky has to follow the same state laws about sharing records with the public.

But every public agency does not interpret these laws the same way — at least, that’s what the varied responses to Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting requests for documents tied to sexual harassment complaints appear to show.

In an effort to gauge the frequency and severity of workplace sexual harassment among state employees, KyCIR sent an identical open records request to more than 30 state agencies in November. Read more…