ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A top Republican has bowed to public pressure and released a confidential legal arrangement to defend the Minnesota Senate in a high-level scandal involving the former majority leader.
Current Senate Majority Leader David Senjem released the letter of representation Friday evening. The January letter shows the agreed-upon rate for Minneapolis attorney Dayle Nolan is $330 per hour.READ MORE: For Derek Chauvin's Defense Attorney Eric Nelson, It's All About Raising Doubt
Senjem and others had refused public access to the private attorney’s billing plans. But in a statement Friday, Senjem says they decided to release the letter after consulting with the secretary of the Senate and attorneys.READ MORE: COVID In Minnesota: As State Reaches 2 Million With First Vaccine Dose, MDH Reports 1,784 Cases, 13 Deaths Sunday
Nolan is handling legal matters related to former leader Amy Koch’s extramarital affair with a top aide, who has threatened to sue the Senate over his firing.MORE NEWS: State Patrol: No Arrests After Racers Found In Lowry Hill Tunnel Overnight
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