Capitol Watch

Kahle ‘Pleased’ With State Settlement

·By civilbeat

Mitch Kahle and colleague Kevin Hughes are $100,000 richer, thanks to a settlement in their favor regarding a lawsuit against the state Senate sergeant-at-arms, staff and state sheriff’s deputies.

“We’re pleased with the settlement, primarily because it sends a message to government that peaceful protest cannot be treated violently,” he told Civil Beat Tuesday (March 13). “And now that the sergeant-at-arms and sheriff’s deputies have received training as a result of our lawsuit, we hope that this type of experience never happens again.”

Kahle and Hughes sued the state after both say they