Lawmakers approve nearly $600,000 in legal settlements


Legislative leaders approved nearly $600,000 in legal settlements this week, including one with the family of a woman killed by a driver trying to outrun a Highway Patrol trooper.

The state Finance Council, made up of the governor and legislative leadership, approved settlements in four cases brought against four different state agencies for a total of $586,250.

Among the settlements approved was $75,000 for the family of Janet Eimer, who was . . .


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