MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet twice this week to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest serving at a regent.
Sviggum is also a lecturer in the university’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Among other things, the regents set the budget for university.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Tornado Warnings Expire, But Severe Storms Still A Threat
Regents Chairman Clyde Allen, Vice Chair Linda Cohen and Regent Patricia Simmons are set to meet Tuesday to get organized then meet again Thursday afternoon to make a determination.READ MORE: Deputy Opens Fire During Struggle With Suspect Near Litchfield, Sheriff Says
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