F.J. Gallagher

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  • 19 years ago | Media

              AS THE MINNEAPOLIS City Council prepares itself for the annual budget process, it's become apparent that the city's Civilian Review Authority--the mechanism set up to provide a review of ...

  • 19 years ago | Media

               IN JANUARY 1995, the Minnesota Legislature responded to hysteria over rising juvenile crime by enacting a new category of prosecution called Extended Jurisdiction Juvenile (EJJ) status. ...

  • 19 years ago | Media

               WHEN THE DFL Feminist Caucus endorsed a young male challenger over 12-term incumbent Rep. Phyllis Kahn, political observers in Minnesota wondered if perhaps the move signaled the beginni...

  • 19 years ago | Media

               REP. MARTIN OLAV Sabo (D-Minn.) is helping mount a push to stop the U.S. government from buying a Japanese supercomputer rather than one built by Minnesota-based Cray Research Inc. And w...

  • 19 years ago | Media

    THE UNIVERSITY OF Minnesota Board of Regents, wracked by controversy about the future of academic tenure at the school, has hired a consultant to guide it through the process of redesigning the school's tenure code. If history is any indication, D...

  • 19 years ago | Media

    AT THE END of the 1996 session, Minnesota legislators hoping to provide some relief to the state's overcrowded prison system authorized $89 million for a new 800-bed facility in Rush City. But lawmakers and corrections officials acknowledge that t...