CAPITOL CHATTER Legislative notebook: Senate debates childcare, PCA unions
By Don Davis
The Minnesota Senate Tuesday night was en route to approving legislation allowing child care workers and personal care attendants to join unions.
Supporters say such action would allow t... Posted on 5/14/13 at 7:56 PM
Federal judge demands changes to Minn. system, says it’s too restrictive ST. PAUL — Many Minnesotans may be perfectly happy to see sex offenders tossed behind bars, with jailers throwing away the keys.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House and Senate negotiators considered expanding the state’s sex offender treatment facilities and whether to protect communities downstream from a proposed Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project Sunday night.
Pawlenty to lengthen sex offender penalties
ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Pawlenty wants to double some sex offender sentences, the latest in a series of related moves over the years.
Under the plan the Republican governor announced Tuesday, a first-degree sex offender would receive a sentence of at least 25 years, compared to 12 years now.
City residents gather at meeting to discuss sex offender moving to community WINDOM — The Windom Community Center filled up fast Thursday night as citizens showed up in droves to find out about the level III sex offender who moved to town a week ago.
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