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Lawyer sues Missouri House over its public records rule

An attorney filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the Missouri House acted unconstitutionally by blocking public access to some lawmaker records. Sunshine and Government Accountability Project founder Mark Pedroli sued over a new internal House rule that allows lawmakers to shield ...

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Lawyer sues Missouri House over its public records rule

An attorney filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming the Missouri House acted unconstitutionally by blocking public access to some lawmaker records. Sunshine and Government Accountability Project founder Mark Pedroli sued over a new internal House rule that allows lawmakers to shield ...

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Employment discrimination lawsuit settled

A significant employment law case, Douglas Daugherty v. The City of Maryland Heights, has settled, but city officials refuse to turn over the financial details of the settlement in compliance with an open records request. Daugherty sued Maryland Heights in 2003 alleging that he was wrongfully terminated from his position of police captain on the basis of age and disability. His attorney, Mary Anne Sedey (pictured), of Sedey Harper, confirmed that the parties had settled but would not disclose any details concerning the settlement. Missouri Lawyers Media made a Sunshine Law request to the city for the settlement amounts that was denied.

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