2 aides file whistleblower suit against Michigan House

FILE - In a Nov. 6, 2014 file photo, Speaker Rep. Kevin Cotter, R-Mount Pleasant, speaks at the Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. Two former legislative aides have sued the Michigan House of Representatives, alleging wrongful termination after reporting lawmakers' extramarital affair and other wrongdoing to Speaker Cotter's office. In the federal lawsuit filed Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, Keith Allard and Ben Graham say Cotter's then-chief of staff and a top House lawyer knew their firings were retaliation. (AP Photo/David Eggert, FILE)LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two former legislative aides sued the Michigan House on Monday, alleging they were wrongfully fired and publicly humiliated after repeatedly reporting lawmakers’ extramarital affair and other misconduct to Speaker Kevin Cotter’s office.

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