Minn. Lawmakers To Debate Growing State Prison PopulationMinnesota's top corrections experts are looking at ways to ease the strain on the state's overcrowded prisons. Minnesota has one of the fastest-growing prison populations in the country, despite a drop in the crime rate.
Senate Panel OKs Gun Bill With Background ChecksA Senate panel has passed a bill that would impose background checks on all gun sales, but that measure has many obstacles to tackle before becoming law in Minnesota.
Senate Panel To Take Up Guns, Background ChecksA Senate panel is set to vote on changes to Minnesota's gun laws, including whether to require background checks for all gun purchases.
Round 2 Of Gun Debate On Tap At Minn. CapitolMinnesota state senators are diving into the debate over gun control measures at the Capitol.