Lawmakers urge Michigan State University to release Nassar documents in ‘incomplete’ investigation
Michigan legislators from both sides of the aisle sent a join letter to Michigan State University Thursday requesting thousands of documents related to the Larry Nassar investigation be released. UPDATE: Michigan AG: Michigan State University refuses to release Nassar documents, investigation forced to closeLed by Michigan Reps. Ryan Berman and Julie Brixie and state Sen. Curtis Hertel, a coalition of nearly 50 Michigan state lawmakers are calling on the MSU Board of Trustees to waive privilege for about 6,000 documents that are related to the investigation of former MSU and USA Gymnastics sports physician Nassar. However, the Attorney General’s Office cannot complete its investigation without your cooperation and the release of these documents. Ad“Full transparency is essential to restoring public trust,” the legislators wrote to the MSU Board of Trustees. You have the opportunity to ensure this happens.”You can see the legislators’ entire letter to Michigan State University below.
EX-MSU gymnastics coach sentenced to 90 days in jail for lying to police about Larry Nassar case
INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. Former Michigan State University Gymnastics Coach Kathie Klages was sentenced to 90 days in jail on Tuesday for lying to police in the Larry Nassar case. Kathie Klages, 65, was found guilty in February of a felony and a misdemeanor for denying she knew of Nassars abuse prior to 2016 when survivors started to come forward publicly. She continued to claim she didnt know anything regarding Nassars abuse of girls and young women. But two of those gymnast, who were just teens at the time, said they came to Klages pleading for help. Attorney General Dana Nessel said Klages knew about the abuse and did nothing.