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    Mass. House to present report on sexual harassment

    The dome of the Massachusetts State House.
    John Tlumacki/Globe Staff
    The dome of the Massachusetts State House.

    Lawyers for the Massachusetts House of Representatives will present recommendations on Thursday stemming from a review of the chamber’s sexual harassment policies.

    The review was initiated in October 2017 after a Globe report. The story was based on interviews with a dozen women who have worked in and around the State House over the past two decades, and detailed a “climate of harassment and sexual misconduct.”

    House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo kicked off the review through a formal Oct. 27 order that was adopted by the House.

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    That order included a mandate that the report “recommend enhancements to existing structures, policies, and procedures to instill a culture of accountability focused on ensuring a professional and safe working environment for all members, officers, employees, and guests of the House.”

    Findings will be presented at 1 p.m. Thursday, according to an e-mail sent to House members Tuesday afternoon.

    Joshua Miller can be reached at joshua.miller@globe.com.