The state paid out more than $350,000 to settle a lawsuit with two former Highway Patrol officers who claimed they were forced out after helping female employees defend themselves against sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Former Majs. Scott Harrington and Joshua Kellerman received $369,471 in gross pay combined as part of settling their federal lawsuit against the Highway Patrol as well as Superintendent Herman Jones and Assistant Superintendent Jason De Vore as individuals.
Kellerman received $195,419 for 20 months in gross backpay before taxes . . .