Behavior-changing retail is great for people who appreciate the convenience. I sure do. But let’s not pretend that it creates new jobs.
No level of fare enforcement or implementation of more rigid boarding systems would bring in the $1.5 million Rep. Mark Uglem cited in a recent committee meeting.
Why should utilities get free electricity from consumer solar installations every year?
Is the new Green Line slow? Well, that depends. Where did you start and where did you end?
The 12-year “forgivable loan” starts to come due in five years, but the payments will be forgiven if employment stays above 450.
The stadium vote was a good example of how normally rational politicians can become irrational when threatened by the NFL.
If Minneapolis is going to allow advertising on downtown buildings, shouldn’t they put businesses who actually reside in downtown Minneapolis ahead of ads for businesses outside the city?
Since Minnehaha Ave is a county road, we have to consider whether there are enough votes on the county board to support some of the more progressive design ideas.
There’s an interesting Tea Party spat happening in Georgia over what sources of energy the state should consume.
As I see it, this may increase my costs by around $10/month, but the benefits of shopping Amazon over big parking lot stores are still obvious to me.
St Paul’s former mayor called me a grinch for opposing corporate welfare for the NHL.
It’s pretty clear that people without the internet in their home or in their pocket are going through life with some major hurdles that could be easily removed if we wanted to level the playing field.
The top-10 zip codes where e-pulltabs are having the most success at extracting income from communities have a median household income of $48,355, or 14% below the state average.
If you’re going to exploit gamblers while claiming it’s for charity, at least have the decency to pick a quality charity to partner with.
Did I influence any votes with my #VoteNO Twitter campaign? That’s hard to say.
Overall, the city is pays its bills and has a great credit rating, but I found a few nits to pick.
The Minneapolis City Council’s whack-a-mole approach to fighting online sex-trafficking will just push the criminals to other sites.
Not having a cable full of TV channels entering my home achieves three things for me: It decreases the quantity of shows I consume while increasing the quality while saving me a bunch of money.