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Final Senate Legal Bill Comes Due In Brodkorb Case

The Minnesota Senate has received its final legal bill in a now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer that cost more than $400,000 to defend against. The invoice due for ratification Wednesday by the Senate Rules and Administration Committee lists $7,252 in remaining legal fees.

05/13/2014

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Lawyer Tab In Brodkorb Case Tops $390,000

A now-settled lawsuit filed by a fired staffer cost the Minnesota Senate $396,000 in legal defense fees on top of a severance award, a new tally based on a billing document made public Friday shows.

12/06/2013

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Minn. Senate Committee To Vote On Brodkorb Deal

A committee of the Minnesota Senate is meeting to vote on a $30,000 lawsuit settlement for an ex-aide who was fired after revelations of his affair with the majority leader.

09/30/2013

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Minn. Senators To Vote Monday On Brodkorb Deal

Minnesota state senators are scheduled to vote Monday on a $30,000 settlement that ends a lawsuit brought by an ex-aide who was fired over his affair with the majority leader.

09/27/2013

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John Williams Talks With Michael Brodkorb AND Amy Koch

As heard on Thursday afternoon!

09/26/2013

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News Click: Michael Brodkorb Suit Is Settled…..

$30,000…..right amount? Click the link to vote!

09/26/2013

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Minn. Senate Settles Lawsuit From Fired Staffer

The Minnesota Senate agreed Thursday to settle a lawsuit brought by a former staffer who was fired after he was found to be having an affair with the chamber’s majority leader. The Senate agreed to pay Michael Brodkorb $30,000, an amount that chamber leaders said was equal to severance offered Brodkorb before he was fired in December 2011. He had been seeking more than $500,000.

09/26/2013

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Minn. Senate Gets $91K Invoice In Brodkorb Case

The Minnesota Senate’s latest invoice for a legal dispute with a former staff member shows $91,600 in expenses over three months. That invoice, to be reviewed at a hearing Monday, brings the taxpayer costs in the case above $300,000. The Senate is paying a private law firm to defend the chamber against a lawsuit by fired GOP aide Michael Brodkorb.

09/09/2013

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Minn. Senate Attorneys Want Brodkorb Suit Tossed

A federal magistrate is weighing whether to dismiss the lawsuit filed by a fired Minnesota Senate aide.

08/28/2013

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Attorneys For Brodkorb Deny Leak In Lawsuit

Attorneys for fired Minnesota Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb deny deliberately publishing details about other sexual affairs they allege occurred at the Capitol.

08/22/2013

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Minn. Senate Wants Brodkorb Case Tossed Over Error

Minnesota Senate attorneys sought Thursday to have a former aide’s lawsuit dismissed because they say the case has been tainted by an erroneous release of a list alleging Capitol sexual affairs.

08/15/2013

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Brodkorb Lawyer Leaves Case After Filing Error

An attorney for fired Minnesota Senate operative Michael Brodkorb has withdrawn from his wrongful termination case after a document was mistakenly filed in public.

08/01/2013

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Brodkorb: Affairs List Just A Snippet Of Proof

The fired Minnesota Senate aide alleging multiple sexual affairs at the Capitol says a sensitive list of names isn’t the only evidence he has produced about relationships between legislators and staff.

07/12/2013

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Fired Minn. Aide’s Lawsuit Cites Other Affairs

For the first time, a fired Minnesota Senate operative has made detailed accusations central to his federal wrongful termination lawsuit: a list of other lawmakers and staff members who allegedly carried on affairs over the years without losing their jobs.

07/11/2013

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Should The Media Release The “BRODKORB” Cheaters List?

Click the link to vote on KING JOHN’s Poll!

07/11/2013

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Senate Sets Aside $500K To Defend Brodkorb Case

The Minnesota Senate is setting aside a half-million dollars for future legal costs as it fights a federal lawsuit of a former senior aide. The allowance is part of a new Senate budget for 2014, when Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit is due for trial.

06/26/2013

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Minn. Senate Legal Costs In Brodkorb Case: $226K

State legal expenses associated with former Senate aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit now top $226,000. The Minnesota Senate is paying a private firm to fight claims it mishandled Brodkorb’s termination. The latest $27,700 invoice was made public Wednesday and covers expenses from February through April.

06/12/2013

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Judge In Brodkorb Case Makes Plenty Confidential

A federal judge has issued a sweeping order allowing either party in fired aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit against the Minnesota Senate to designate materials or witness depositions as confidential. The information seal relates to pre-trial discovery in the case headed for trial next year.

06/07/2013

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Ex-Senators Lead Deposition List In Brodkorb Case

The first wave of deposition notices went out Wednesday in federal lawsuit by a former Minnesota legislative staff member fired after his affair with the then-Senate majority leader.

04/17/2013

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Brodkorb Pleads Guilty To 4th Degree DUI

Ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb pleaded guilty Wednesday to fourth-degree DUI in connection with the January crash on Interstate 35E that left him seriously injured.

03/13/2013

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Minn. Senate Racks Up $5K More In Brodkorb Bills

The Minnesota Senate’s latest legal bill in an ongoing lawsuit by ex-employee Michael Brodkorb totals nearly $6,000.

02/15/2013

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Judge Dismisses Counts In Brodkorb Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed three counts from former Minnesota Senate aide Michael Brodkorb’s lawsuit over his firing — but two discrimination counts remain as the case goes forward.

02/13/2013

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Brodkorb Charged With DUI In January Crash

Ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb is accused of driving drunk and without a seat belt in connection with the Jan. 23 crash in Mendota Heights that left him seriously injured, according to charges filed Tuesday.

02/13/2013

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State Patrol: Brodkorb Was Over Legal Limit In Crash

The Minnesota State Patrol said ex-Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb was over the legal limit on the night he crashed his car.

02/07/2013

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Amy Koch Breaks Her Silence After Affair, Resignation

Former Republican Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch is breaking her silence about her resignation.

01/28/2013

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