Dayton rearranges trade mission to attend court session

Published 9:53 am Friday, July 24, 2015

ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton is shaving some time off his upcoming trade trip to Mexico to be at a court conference on the state’s sex offender confinement program.

Dayton’s office said Thursday he would be at the Aug. 10 conference on possible changes to the civil commitment program that a federal judge ruled unconstitutional. Judge Donovan Frank has asked the governor and legislative leaders to appear for the start of a remedy phase.

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