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maine lawmakers must attend more anti-harassment trainings

augusta, maine (ap) — maine lawmakers must now attend annual anti-harassment training in-person and can no longer simply sign a form to fulfill the requirement.the house voted 120-24 tuesday to support the change. the 35-member senate voted 32-0 last week in favor of it.currently, such training is offered every other year.lawmakers can miss anti-harassment training by signing a form outlining the legislature’s sexual harassment policy. nearly all of maine’s lawmakers attended the most recent training, which occurs at the beginning of each two-year term.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.over the last decade, the maine legislature has received two complaints of sexual misconduct or harassment against legislators, records obtained by the associated press through a public records request show. both complaints were against house lawmakers.