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Karin Housley
Sen. Karin Housley, R-St. Marys Point, presents Senate File 449 to the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. The bill would appropriate $3 million from the state’s general fund to compensate the family of slain prison guard Joseph Gomm. (Image courtesy of Senate Media Services)

Murdered guard’s family seeks $3M from Legislature

The family of slain Minnesota Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm is asking the Legislature for $3 million as a “full and final payment” in compensation for his 2018 murder in the line of duty.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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