Justin and Jennifer Kozitza stood next to Gov. Mark Dayton in 2011 when he signed legislation creating Hannah’s Law. Their 4-year-old daughter choked on a grape at a day care center. An investigation revealed shortcomings in safety training requirements for day care staffers.
Last week the Kozitzas were charged with applying for public assistance they were not entitled to and collecting $2,332 for four months, from November 2013 to February 2014, the Mankato Free Press reported Thursday.
The paper said the couple failed to disclose numerous assets on their application for assistance from Nicollet County Social Services, including a nearly $1 million settlement in a lawsuit stemming from their daughter’s death.
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