Timothy J Solobay

State agencies fielded hundreds of sex misconduct complaints

Pennsylvania state government agencies fielded 339 reports of alleged sexual harassment over a recent five-year period, according to data released Tuesday.

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's administration provided the breakdown for agencies under his jurisdiction to The Associated Press in response to a Right-to-Know Law request, as two state government officials resigned amid allegations by women of misconduct in the workplace.

A running total compiled by the AP indicates the cost to settle claims and investigate complaints over the past eight years is well into hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Of the departments with the largest number of complaints, the Corrections...