Despite a federal court ruling, elected officials are reluctant to give sex offenders more freedom.Read More »
The governor and his DFL allies at the Capitol crafted an election-year ready legislative agenda with plenty of curb appeal for the party’s base but unlikely to alienate swing voters.Read More »
A court-appointed panel is calling for an overhaul of the laws and treatment protocols that have made Minnesota the nation’s per-capita leader in the civil commitment of sex offenders.Read More »
1) Democrats and Republicans are preparing for President Barack Obama’s visit to Minnesota on Thursday, Minnesota Public Radio reports. Obama, who will arrive on Thursday, will convene a by-invitation-only “town hall meeting” later that day and then attend a fundraiser for congressional ...Read More »
Attorney General Lori Swanson's opposition to the proposed release of Thomas Duvall from the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) has drawn the embattled program into the political crosshairs once again.Read More »
1) The state Senate passed its version of a measure meant to increase protections for working women, the St. Cloud Times reports. Those protections, which make up the larger Women’s Economic Security Act, include more pregnancy leave for both men ...Read More »
The sex offender task force's final recommendations emphasized the importance of separating the civil commitment process from the risk of political interference.
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