Tarah Toohil

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Several state lawmakers are trying to boost a proposal that would qualify women with postpartum depression for support through Pennsylvania’s Early Intervention program.

Pennsylvania Legislature Roiled By Sexual Misconduct Claims

Apr 11, 2018
Tim Lambert / WITF

Sexual misconduct allegations have roiled the Pennsylvania Legislature this past year, including the revelation that two cases resulted in sizeable payouts.

A sitting state senator gave up plans to run for Congress in late February, following accusations of inappropriate behavior.

And an investigation is underway into claims a House member was abusive toward two women, including a fellow state representative.

Michael Rubinkam / AP

Lawyers for state Representative Tarah Toohil have released additional abuse allegations against a fellow GOP lawmaker--along with portions of a House investigation into the matter.

Michael Rubinkam / AP

Representative Tarah Toohil has alleged that fellow Republican Representative Nick Miccarelli threatened to kill her and otherwise abused her during and after a relationship in 2012.

Lawmaker's Protective Order Against Fellow Lawmaker Extended

Mar 15, 2018
Pennsylvania House of Representatives / legis.state.pa.gov

A Pennsylvania lawmaker who alleges a fellow lawmaker pulled a gun and threatened to kill her has been granted a three-year protective order against him.

*This story was updated at 12:58 p.m. on March 15, 2018. 

State Rep. Tarah Toohil alleges fellow Republican Rep. Nick Miccarelli was physically abusive during a relationship that ended several years ago. She also says he's been physically intimidating her at the Capitol this year.