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Published February 09, 2010, 09:05 AM

Pawlenty Seeks Longer Terms for Sex Offenders

Gov. Tim Pawlenty is seeking longer prison sentences for sex offenders.

Gov. Tim Pawlenty is seeking longer prison sentences for sex offenders.

Pawlenty plans to announce a legislative proposal for new sex offender sentencing guidelines at a Capitol news conference on Tuesday. He'll be joined by Corrections Commissioner Joan Fabian and Human Services Commissioner Cal Ludeman. They are expected to also announce plans for a new online safety education program.

Pawlenty's office did not release further details about the proposals Monday evening.

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