The Free Press, Mankato, MN

November 19, 2013

Sex offender reform efforts, chronology of stories, commentary

The Free Press

— The Minnesoa Legislature and the governor must reform the Minnesota Sex Offender Program or risk having sex offender set free by a federal court order.

Here is a list of stories and commentaries on the issue and the current status.

Sex offender task force puts pressure on Legislature. 12/04/12 MFP

Sex offender reform heads to floor 05/08/13 MFP

Sex offender bill draws GOP opposition 05/10/13 MFP

Senate passes sex offender legislation with bipartisan support (PIM) 05/14/13

Our View: Sex offender program change still urgent. 10/9/13 MFP

DHS Commissioner Jesson deals with state's worst problems 10/20/13

Dayton to halt sex offender reviews for now. 11/13/13 AP

Senators: Sex offender program needs change or risk release 11/19/13 MFP