Minnesota Incurs Millions of Dollars in Legal Costs; Misguided Sex-Offender Policies Partly to Blame

The Minnesota Department of Human Services budget has been gutted in part due to millions of dollars in legal costs incurred because of unconstitutional sex-offender laws.

Human Services is the state’s largest agency, employing more than 6,000 and serving more than 1 million Minnesotans.

Here’s an excerpt from the Minneapolis Star-Tribune story on the situation:

The belt-tightening became necessary to bring the agency back on fiscal track after it racked up more than $4 million in costs from litigation over the treatment of sex offenders and the alleged abuse of people with disabilities, among other costs.

Read the full story here.

Published by nufearless

Nebraskans Unafraid is committed to making our communities safer by ensuring that lawmakers and policymakers do not support laws that cause homelessness, joblessness and damage to families.

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