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Diverse team of New Mexico lawmakers drafts harassment rules

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In this March 19, 2015 file photo, representatives work on the floor of the New Mexico in Santa Fe, N.M. The New Mexico Statehouse has long been a place where women experience sexual harassment and that abuse often goes unchecked or unreported, according to female lobbyists and elected officials Democratic consultant Heather Brewer told The Associated Press on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, that the harassment at the New Mexico Statehouse ranged from groping to propositions for sex. (Clyde Mueller/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, File)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Eight New Mexico state lawmakers have begun rewriting policies to guard against sexual harassment at the Statehouse amid accounts by women of widespread misconduct.