Sen. Pam Roach http://kplu.org en Wash. Senate Lawyer Settles Verbal Abuse Claim Against Sen. Pam Roach http://kplu.org/post/wash-senate-lawyer-settles-verbal-abuse-claim-against-sen-pam-roach OLYMPIA, Wash. – A staff attorney for Washington state Senate Republicans has agreed to drop his $1.75 million hostile workplace claim – and will receive no damages. The agreement announced Friday follows allegations that Senate leaders failed to protect the lawyer from verbal abuse by Senator Pam Roach.<p>The settlement comes six months after attorney Mike Hoover put Senator Roach back in the headlines. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:55:09 +0000 Austin Jenkins 6532 at http://kplu.org Wash. Senate Lawyer Settles Verbal Abuse Claim Against Sen. Pam Roach Tort claim filed over state Sen. Pam Roach http://kplu.org/post/tort-claim-filed-over-state-sen-pam-roach <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; A Senate Republican senior attorney is a step closer to filing a lawsuit against the state in response to what he says was a hostile work environment that increased when a controversial senator was allowed back into the GOP caucus.</p><p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 01:48:59 +0000 The Associated Press 4745 at http://kplu.org Tort claim filed over state Sen. Pam Roach