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State Rep. Brad Witt accused of sexual harassment by fellow legislator

Brad Witt. Photo courtesy state legislative website.

Rep. Brad Witt (D-Clatskanie) who was chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee has stepped down from his position but remains a committee member following a formal letter of complaint to the House Committee on Conduct claiming he sexually harassed Rep. Vikki Breese-Iverson (R-Prineville). 

Witt's House District 31 covers all of Columbia County, portions of Multnomah County, and a part of western Washington County, including portions of Buxton, Manning, and Mountaindale.

The timeline of events, according to Oregon House Republican Caucus spokesperson Andrew Fromm, started last Tuesday, April 13, when Breese-Iverson filed a formal sexual harassment complaint against Witt for actions she alleged occurred the day prior. 

The House Committee on Conduct during a Friday, April 16 meeting heard the formal complaint during a . . .

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