Sources: State senator's aggression with staffer over Covid vaccine at heart of committee suspension
Workplace harassment allegations got South Dakota Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller booted from assignments
PIERRE — An exchange between a legislative staffer and a South Dakota senator regarding Covid vaccinations is at the center of workplace harassment allegations that got the lawmaker stripped of a pair of committee assignments, The Dakota Scout has confirmed.
Sen. Julie Frye-Mueller was removed Wednesday from her assignments on the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and Local Government Committee after a legislative staffer complained that Frye-Mueller had been verbally abusive about the staffer’s family vaccination decisions.
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