Recent content from Stephen Montemayor
Draconian sentencing in state is the target of move to wipe out disparities.
Background checks, "red flag" laws sought by Minnesota advocates.
Minnesota is lone state to not yet access federally approved money to improve security.
Minnesota among 22 states calling on federal court to uphold injunction.
The new attorney general underlies the need to raise his lawyers' salaries.
An annual rally underlined support from new leadership at Capitol.
Hands-free measure and increased penalties cruised through committees.
Minnesota is one of 22 states where felons cannot vote until they complete post-incarceration supervision. The change could affect as many as 60,000 on probation.
The judicial branch seeks to raise judges' salaries to stay competitive.
State report calls for better response to exploitative practices in workplaces.