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Capitol Chatter: Political reaction changed mind on sex offenders

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ST. PAUL — Politics made him do it.

In essence, that is the reason Governor Mark Dayton gave for putting the brakes on further sex offender releases.


“We are facing this decision together,” the Democratic governor said, while blasting House Republicans for not going along with plans earlier this year to change the sex offender release process.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.