Park board members say they’ve “exhausted every polite avenue” to tell the Met Council their concerns about the SWLRT route. So now they’re bringing in the lawyers.
A 2012 environmental review of the SWLRT alignment says that the impacts on parkland could be mitigated. The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board isn’t so sure.
Newly proposed rules would no longer require many restaurants to get the majority of their sales from food rather than alcohol.
If Republicans take control of the Minnesota House or the governor’s office this November, the state’s portion of SWLRT funding could be in doubt.
The same day workers across the country marched in support of higher pay, Frey said he is looking into raising the city’s minimum wage.
In a 10-3 vote, the council gave its formal consent to the alignment, becoming the last city on the 16-mile route to approve the project.
Even those who voted yes complained about how pressure from political interests was forcing their hand.
Though the Minneapolis mayor’s priorities for the police predated Ferguson, they are attempts to address many of the same issues, to alter a “legacy of brutal oppression.”
Even as the city moves toward approval of SWLRT, both supporters and opponents used a public meeting to say why officials should side with their point of view. Here’s what they said.
The National Conference of State Legislatures is holding its four-day summit in Minneapolis, where special interests try to catch the eye of lawmakers — however they can.
City officials say the assessments, part of Minneapolis’ ongoing efforts to address inquality, offer a way to make sure city policies and programs don’t inadvertently do further harm to minority populations.
A dislike of politics, single-party districts, and a lack of choices have affected turnout everywhere. But a couple of dramatic changes could make a difference, say experts.
How residents of two Minneapolis condo buildings may have finally won their war on post-game lighting at the Twins’ stadium.
In Minneapolis and St. Paul, a tale of two separate — and really similar — budget speeches.
A Q&A with St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on his 2015 budget: “People are very excited about what is going on in the city.”
Legislator wins race that was seen as a referendum on her 2013 gay-marriage vote.
Wins by Jeff Johnson and U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden highlight an election that saw less than 10 percent of registered voters cast ballots.