ST. PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Senate began the floor session today by recognizing Office Arik Matson, a Waseca, MN police officer who was nearly killed in the line of duty last January.
Watch Chief Author of the “Matson Strong” bill Senator John Jasinski (R-Faribault) make floor comments
Watch Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka (R-East Gull Lake) make floor comments
The Arik Matson bill strengthens state criminal penalties for individuals who are convicted of assault that causes great bodily harm to a police officer, judge, prosecutor, or correctional officer. The