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Newport whistleblower policy follows employee investigation

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Following a recent investigation regarding possible disciplinary actions against an unnamed Newport city employee, the City Council approved a whistleblower ordinance.


The language included in the city’s employee personnel policy mirrors the state policy which says no discipline shall be imposed upon an employee who, in good faith, reports a violation to any government body or law enforcement official.

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Emily Buss
Emily Buss joined the South Washington County Bulletin in February 2013. She covers local government in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport, along with other general assignment reporting. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
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