Leaders of the Minnesota Senate announced Thursday a settlement in the lawsuit brought by former staffer Michael Brodkorb. The Senate will pay Brodkorb $30,000, and all claims against the Senate are to be dismissed.Read More »
The Senate Rules and Administration Committee took up and approved the latest round of legal defense fees on Monday afternoon, agreeing to pay another $91,000 worth of expenses in the civil lawsuit filed by former staffer Michael Brodkorb.Read More »
The growing pressure to reduce carbon emissions is refiguring energy politics from the global down to the local level — a development partially reflected in the energy bill that passed the Minnesota Legislature this year.Read More »
The Minnesota Senate is seeking to toss out Brodkorb's gender discrimination lawsuit, alleging his attorneys "willfully and deliberately" posted the documents. But Brodkorb's attorneys Greg Walsh and Phil Villaume say miscommunications between the two attorneys and an legal assistant led to the error, according to the filings posted on Thursday.Read More »
The Minnesota Senate wants Michael Brodkorb's sexual discrimination lawsuit tossed out because his attorneys wrongfully disclosed a document that contained names of legislators and staff members who purportedly conducted sexual affairs.Read More »
The Senate is seeking a variety of personal materials from aggrieved former staffer Michael Brodkorb, including medical records, recent employment history and private communications relating to his discrimination lawsuit.Read More »
The Senate's legal bills stemming from Michael Brodkorb's wrongful termination lawsuit have now reached $226,000. The latest billings from the Larkin Hoffman firm add $27,701 to the tab for work done between February 13 and April 30.Read More »
**UPDATED** Less than a week after U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's surprise announcement that she will not seek re-election, the field for the GOP nomination in the 6th Congressional District is beginning to emerge.Read More »
In mid-May, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann’s campaign bought roughly $80,000 worth of television advertising in the Twin Cities market. But just two weeks later, Bachmann stunned seemingly everyone by announcing on Wednesday that she would not be running for re-election.
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**UPDATED** U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann's surprise decision to not seek re-election has produced a frenzy of speculation about who might seek the GOP nomination in Minnesota's most conservative congressional district. At least a dozens names have been floated as possible successors to the four-term incumbent.
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