On Sunday night, County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher announced he was abandoning his campaign for state Senate and checking into a treatment program for trauma and alcohol abuse. This alone was big news for the region and we totally would have talked about it on the podcast. Local leaders and politicos quickly commended Fletcher's willingness to tackle mental health in an open way and offered lots of encouragement.
But that was just the beginning.
In this episode, we review in detail a tumultuous week as Fletcher eventually resigned as MTS board chair and County Supervisor following allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Plus: How wide is the blast radius of this scandal and where do we go from here?
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