The Missouri Senate has hired a lawyer in response to a "workplace harassment complaint."
A document obtained on May 26 by The Associated Press shows the Senate hired the attorney on May 7, 2015.
The legal fee agreement didn't give any details in regards to the complaint, but Minority Leader Joe Keaveny said the Senate is conducting an internal investigation. He declined to comment further.
Jim Nowogrocki of the St. Louis-based Weiss Attorneys at Law will be paid $270 an hour for legal counsel and advice. Senator Keaveny, D- St. Louis, also works at the same firm.