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Attorney: Oklahoma lawmaker didn't know about settlement


December 23, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A sexual harassment complaint against a Republican state lawmaker was settled without the representative's knowledge or input, attorneys for the Oklahoma House said Friday.

The former legislative assistant to Rep. Dan Kirby of Tulsa and her attorneys were paid $44,500 to settle her complaint that she was fired in November 2015 without an explanation in retaliation for reporting the alleged harassment.

"Representative Dan Kirby was not a party to the settlement negotiation, nor was he even aware of it," according to a statement by attorney Courtney Warmington, who said...

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