MICHELLE ON RAMSEY COUNTY ATTORNEY'S DECISION TO NOT PROSECUTE FELONY CASES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 8, 2021

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STATEMENT: Gubernatorial Candidate State Senator Michelle Benson on Ramsey County Attorney’s decision not to prosecute felony cases

(St. Paul, Minn.) – Candidate for Governor and State Senator Michelle Benson (R-Ham Lake) issued the following statement on Ramsey County Attorney John Choi’s announcement that he will not prosecute felony cases:

“Today’s announcement will make Ramsey County and our state less safe. Those who break the law should have consequences, regardless of when and where in the state the crime is committed. This disregard for public safety follows the Governor Walz playbook of not prioritizing safer communities and the work of law enforcement.”

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