Eric Roper reports:
The long list of lawsuits against Minnesota governments for employees improperly snooping into the state driver’s license database is slowly shrinking.
Minneapolis leaders are expected to give an initial sign-off Monday to a $155,000 settlement with Sheila Potocnik and her attorneys, who sued the city several years ago claiming that a police sergeant used private information in the database to harass her. The City Council is simultaneously expected to approve a settlement with Kelly Marie Engebretson, another plaintiff, for $25,000, including attorney’s fees.
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