Today, State Senator and Senate Judiciary Chair Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) announced a comprehensive legislative package aimed at reducing Minnesota’s prison population and ensuring a fairer criminal justice system. This comes after several meetings of the Prison Population Task Force, which brought together a bipartisan group of legislators and stakeholders to address the prison population issue.
State Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL-Minneapolis) was named to the leadership role of serving on the Judiciary Conference Committee. The committee is tasked with working out the differences between the Senate and House Judiciary Budget bills. “I am honored to serve on the Judiciary Conference Committee to work out differences between the Senate and House […] Read more
February 2, 2015 Our communities rely on a careful and fragile symbiosis between its citizens and those who enforce the law. Due to several high profile events, a division has grown between law enforcement agencies and the people they are sworn to protect and serve. Trust in our legal process is the most important factor […] Read more