Discrimination lawsuit against Mark Pocan dropped

A former state lawmaker agreed Wednesday to drop her federal civil rights lawsuit against a former colleague whom she said violated her free speech rights by not hiring her for a job on the staff of a state legislative committee. Former state Rep. Sheryl Albers had claimed that now-former state Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, didn't hire her as committee clerk for the Joint Finance Committee in 2009 because she is a Republican. Full Story: Wisconsin State Journal

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