Innocent people who are wrongfully convicted could get as much as $100,000 for each year of imprisonment under a bill passed by the Minnesota House.
As Minnesota’s legislative session nears, one of the state’s minimum-wage champions has issued a challenge. Five House colleagues accepted Golden Valley Democrat Rep. Ryan Winkler’s invitation Tuesday to live for a week on the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.
A push is underway to compensate people who were exonerated for crimes for which they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned.
A reworked plan to finance public portions of a massive Mayo Clinic expansion in Rochester is expected to be ready by early next week.
Minnesota prosecutors said Thursday that they need more power to charge violent felons with gun crimes.
St. Paul Democrats are picking between three candidates for Minnesota Senate in a special primary election on Tuesday.