A Republican representative resigned at the request of the House Speaker, who refused to provide details.
Wrap: House Speaker Todd Richardson released a statement about the resignation of former St. Louis County Republican Representative Don Gosen.
In a prepared statement, Richardson said he requested Gosen's resignation after learning of an unexplained - quote - situation.
Later Richardson refused to explain the details of the situation nor whether there was an ethics investigation into Gosen.
|Description: Every ethics investigation is an absolute and confidential investigation so I cannot comment on whether there is, was or will be an ethics investigation in any situation.|
Gosen left the building in the morning and was unavailable for commend.
Live from the state Capitol, I'm Madeline Odle.
Another Missouri legislator has quit under a could of questions about behavior.
Wrap: Republican St. Louis County Representative Don Gosen's resignation came at the request of the House Speaker.
Todd Richard made an indirect reference to two former legislators who resigned after allegations of improper sexual conduct with interns.
But he refused to describe what led him to Gosen's resignation nor what process was involved.
|Description: What I can tell you is that we have a very firm process in place that will be followed to handle any and all complaints that get filed. There are also things that need to be addressed that extend beyond our specific in the building policy"|
Reporting from the state Capitol, I'm Madeline Odle.