A former Minnesota legislative employee who was fired in connection to an affair with the Senate majority leader is taking a concrete step toward a possible lawsuit.
The Republican Senate wants to hold a hearing on the ethics complaint against Senator Geoff Michel as soon as it can.
A Democratic state senator has filed an ethics complaint against Republican Sen. Geoff Michel over his handling of allegations of infidelity against former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.
A fired Minnesota Senate GOP staffer is threatening to expose adulterous affairs by other legislators as part of a potential lawsuit over his firing, according to a document made public Thursday.
An attorney for a fired Senate staffer confirmed Wednesday that his client had an intimate relationship with former Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch.
Add Geoff Michel’s name to the list of lawmakers who are calling it quits.
State Sen. Amy Koch says she’s sticking with her decision not to seek reelection after engaging in a relationship with a subordinate, despite comments she made last week.
In her first television interview since she stepped down as Minnesota’a Senate Majority Leader, Amy Koch is rethinking her decision not to run for reelection after admitting she had an inappropriate relationship with a Senate staffer.
New Senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem says he doesn’t plan to file an ethics complaint against Sen. Amy Koch or other senators in connection with events leading up to Koch’s abrupt resignation as majority leader last year.
The Senate Republican Caucus has named former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum as its executive assistant and communications director.
Minnesota Republicans meet Saturday to elect a new chairman during a difficult time for the party.
Minneosta Senate Republicans have elected Dave Senjem of Rochester as their new majority leader.
The contest among state Senate Republicans to replace fallen majority leader Amy Koch is happening behind closed doors at the State Capitol, with most of the leading candidates not willing to publicly announce their intentions as of Thursday even as next week’s election approaches.
Former Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch says she’s “deeply sorry by engaging in a relationship with a Senate staffer” in a statement issued Wednesday.
Minnesota Senate Republicans have set next Tuesday as the day they will elect a new Majority Leader. That’s the person who will replace Senator Amy Koch, who resigned suddenly last week amid controversy.