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Fixes Soon To Minn. Sex-Offender Program Unlikely

Minnesota legislative leaders sniped at each other Friday for a lack of progress in fixing the state’s sex offender treatment program despite a federal judge’s urging for fast action to correct it. Lawmakers acknowledged that no talks on the subject have occurred in about a month.

03/14/2014

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Judge Hears Arguments Over Sex Offender Program

Attorneys for residents of the Minnesota Sex Offender Program asked a federal judge on Wednesday to declare the program unconstitutional, saying that it is more of a prison than a therapeutic center and that it does not provide appropriate treatment to help its nearly 700 clients attain release.

12/18/2013

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Minn. To Keep Enforcing Campaign Disclosure Law

Minnesota’s top campaign regulator said Monday the state will continue requiring political groups to disclose campaign fundraising and spending this fall despite a federal appeals court ruling last week that found part of the law “most likely unconstitutional.”

09/10/2012