Pam Roach http://nwpr.org en Democrats In Washington Senate Slam Majority For Leak Investigation http://nwpr.org/post/democrats-washington-senate-slam-majority-leak-investigation <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/01/012313AJ_RoachFollow_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. – The partisan fallout continues in the Washington state Senate over its response to how a controversial Republican senator treats staff. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:07:00 +0000 Austin Jenkins 21637 at http://nwpr.org Democrats In Washington Senate Slam Majority For Leak Investigation Embattled Washington State Senator Defends Behavior http://nwpr.org/post/embattled-washington-state-senator-defends-behavior <p>A Washington state senator with a long record of reprimands for her treatment of staff is taking the offensive. Republican Pam Roach Thursday fired back at her accusers – they include some fellow Republicans. The move comes just as fresh allegations of staff mistreatment emerge. And a narrow majority coalition takes power in the Washington senate. Olympia Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:32:29 +0000 Austin Jenkins 21380 at http://nwpr.org Embattled Washington State Senator Defends Behavior Wash. Senate Lawyer Settles Verbal Abuse Claim Against Sen. Pam Roach http://nwpr.org/post/wash-senate-lawyer-settles-verbal-abuse-claim-against-sen-pam-roach <p>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 Sen. Pam Roach. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 23:17:14 +0000 Austin Jenkins 15971 at http://nwpr.org Wash. Senate Lawyer Settles Verbal Abuse Claim Against Sen. Pam Roach Republican Take-Over Of Wash. Senate Results In $1.75M Workplace Claim http://nwpr.org/post/republican-take-over-wash-senate-results-175m-workplace-claim <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; A Republican takeover of the Washington state senate last month could prove costly. A longtime lawyer for the Senate Republican caucus is now demanding $1.75 million in damages. He says to muster enough votes to control the senate, Republicans lifted sanctions against a senator who created a hostile work environment. Wed, 04 Apr 2012 23:11:10 +0000 Austin Jenkins 6119 at http://nwpr.org Republican Take-Over Of Wash. Senate Results In $1.75M Workplace Claim