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Andy Mannix

Andy Mannix is an investigative/data reporter for MinnPost, covering criminal justice, public policy and many other topics in Minnesota. He studied journalism at the University of Minnesota and UC-Berkeley. He’s previously written for City Pages, The Seattle Times and TIME. Follow him on Twitter at @andrewmannix or shoot him an email at

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Politics & Policy

Far from grace: How Minnesota radically changed the way it forgives criminals

Minnesota once granted pardons and sentence commutations routinely, even for violent offenders. Times have changed. 

Politics & Policy

Minnesota crime is at a 50-year low. So why are we imprisoning more people than ever?

Cracking down on meth offenses and drunk drivers has caused a sharp increase in the state's prison population over the past 15 years.