Sen. Amy Koch
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.
A top Republican says a confidential legal arrangement in the Minnesota Senate is costing taxpayers $200 to $300 an hour stemming from a high-level scandal involving the former majority leader.
Republican State Rep. Bruce Anderson says he’s likely to seek the state Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Amy Koch.
Tuesday’s opening of the 2012 Legislative Session also saw the return to the Capitol of former Senate Leader Amy Koch.
Minnesota Republicans are still reeling from the scandal that forced Senator Amy Koch to resign as Senate Majority Leader last month.
Minnesota Senate Republicans met Tuesday to choose a new majority leader to replace Amy Koch, who resigned amid revelations she had an inappropriate relationship with a Senate staffer.
Three days after the allegations broke, there are a few new details about the scandal surrounding a top Minnesota lawmaker.
The scandal that lead Majority Leader Senator Amy Koch to step down continues as speculation grows about who the staffer is that she was accused of being involved with.
Sen. Geoff Michel, now interim leader of the GOP, appeared on WCCO Sunday Morning and was asked about the rumored inappropriate relationship.
State Sen. Amy Koch says she is stepping down as Senate majority leader and won’t seek reelection next year.
Minnesota’s deficit for the upcoming budget cycle has grown to $6.2 billion. On the flip side, the state has a $399 million surplus in the current budget year, which ends in June.