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Amy Koch

May 15, 2019

Capitol Retort: Impeachment paradox, five-day pause, unambiguous vigor

Our review of issues in state and national news, with a rotating cast of political people in the know.

Sep 19, 2016

Will ballot measure boost lawmaker pay?

Giving an independent commission the ability to set pay could raise salaries

Jul 8, 2016

Capitol Retort: Presidential race, money, food, Adele

Fresh perspectives on recent news events from Jeff Kolb, Amy Koch, Ann Lenczewski and Peggy Flanagan.

Dec 11, 2015

Capitol Retort: Trump, the U, schools and warmth

Fresh perspectives on recent news events from Nekima Levy-Pounds, Greg Davids, Ryan Winkler and Amy Koch.

Nov 20, 2015

Capitol Retort: Syrians, sessions, protests and departures

A fresh perspective on recent news events from Ryan Winkler, Amy Koch, Javier Morillo and Greg Davids.

Oct 30, 2015

Capitol Retort: Mines, cops, milestones and costumes

Insights on recent news events from Ryan Winkler, Pat Garofalo, Don Ness and Amy Koch.

Oct 16, 2015

Debates, radio hosts, immigrants and Lynx

A fresh perspective on recent news events from Nekima Levy-Pounds, John Kreisel, Rep. Greg Davids and Amy Koch

Apr 22, 2014

The Capitol Note: Lawmakers return to wrap up tax, spending bills before bonding

Though legislators have already passed $443 million in tax cuts, they're still wrangling over the differences between two bills that would provide roughly $100 million in additional tax relief. The House has passed $323 in new spending, which must be meshed with a $210 million bill from the Senate.

Feb 26, 2014

Amy Koch: Moving on

After enduring one of Minnesota public life’s most humiliating episodes in recent memory, former GOP Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch has turned the page.

Dec 10, 2013

Senate approves final legal fees in Brodkorb lawsuit

The latest round of legal expenses cover Larkin Hoffman's work negotiating a settlement with Brodkorb which included $30,000 of severance pay.

Sep 30, 2013

Senate committee approves Brodkorb severance pay

Aside from the severance package, the committee will still need to convene at a later date to sign off on final defense payments.

Sep 26, 2013

MN Senate settles Brodkorb lawsuit

Leaders of the Minnesota Senate announced Thursday a settlement in the lawsuit brought by former staffer Michael Brodkorb. The Senate will pay Brodkorb $30,000, and all claims against the Senate are to be dismissed.

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