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IA Attorney Questioned About Settlement Deals

Updated: Wednesday, June 25 2014, 06:46 PM CDT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- A former attorney for the Iowa Department of Administrative Services says he and Gov. Terry Branstad's top lawyer discussed settlement agreements with state employees that included confidentiality clauses.
   Ryan Lamb, who left the agency earlier this year, testified Wednesday before the Senate Government Oversight Committee that he discussed agreements with legal counsel Brenna Findley. Lamb says Findley was aware money was offered in agreements, but he didn't know if she knew payments were made in exchange for silence.
   Lamb says former Department of Administrative Services director Mike Carroll knew about settlement agreement payments prior to his testimony before the committee. Branstad fired Carroll in April after he testified no money was paid for silence. Documents later surfaced showing such payments had been negotiated by Lamb.
   Carroll also will testify Wednesday.

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