Bench & Bar of Minnesota is the official publication of the Minnesota State Bar Association.

Justice System Funding: Make Your Voice Heard

The MSBA’s top legislative priority this year is to secure adequate funding for courts, public defenders, and civil legal services. Despite a reported surplus, legislators will face competing pressures when setting the state budget for the next biennium. Constituent contact is always important. Contact your state senator and representative to urge adequate funding for all three parts of the justice system: the courts, public defenders and civil legal services. Find your legislators and their contact information at 

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