House lawmakers show support for $1B-plus bill, with key funding for sex offender treatment center
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House kicked its public works funding proposal to more than $1 billion Monday, adding a facility for 400 sex offenders.
Representatives voted 92-37, with some Republicans joining Democrats, to fund college, trails, transportation and other construction projects. The only major change in the measure came when representatives voted 114-19 to spend $89 million to build a 400-bed addition to the Moose Lake sex offender treatment center.
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