Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Fischbach's dual roles as lieutenant governor, state senator

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Briana Bierschbach A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Democrats arguing Michelle Fischbach cannot serve as a state senator and lieutenant governor of Minnesota at the same time.Second Judicial District Judge John Guthmann issued a ruling late Monday saying attorneys for Destiny Dusosky, a resident in Fischbach’s central Minnesota Senate district, failed to show actual harm caused to her due to the fact that Fischbach is serving in both roles at once. That’s because the legislative session doesn’t convene until Feb. 20 and Fischbach has yet to take any votes that could be argued as harmful to someone, Guthmann said. Guthmann also ruled that the judicial branch does not have a say in whether a legislator is seated in either...

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Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging Fischbach's dual roles as lieutenant governor, state senator

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