Capitol Chat: State Refuses To Release Sexual Harassment Complaint Data Since January Thursday, December 5, 2019 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. The California State Capitol on September 12, 2017.Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio Public records requests are tricky and can often take weeks, or longer, before a reporter hears back. And sometimes, the request is denied and the reporter is left without vital data. CapRadio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler has submitted records requests for sexual harassment complaint data from the California Legislature, but officials have refused to provide data on complaints made since January 31, 2019. On the latest Cap Chat, he details what this could mean for how the state handles these claims in the future.