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Lawmaker Alleges Assault at State Capitol

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A member of the Iowa House says he's been assaulted at the Capitol as he was confronted by members of an activist group pushing his committee to consider a wage theft bill.

Rep. Greg Forristall, a Republican from Macedonia, reported an incident Tuesday while Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement rallied at the Capitol.

Iowa State Patrol Capt. Mark Logsdon says Iowa CCI member Joe Fagan has been charged with simple assault for grabbing Forristall's arm as the group sought to talk with him. Iowa CCI organizer Ana Mancebo denies an assault occurred.

The group is pushing for a bill that would require businesses to tell workers when they're hired how much they'll be paid and reveal any paycheck deductions.

Forristall says the bill will not come up in his committee.

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