Activists are encouraged their ideas are being piloted but want to see long-term funding. City officials say some programs are moving in that direction.
Mary Moriarty received more than double the votes of her nearest competitor, while Martha Holton Dimick edged Ryan Winkler for the final spot on the November ballot.
The American Indian Memorandum of Understanding — likely the first of its kind in the nation — has provided Minneapolis’ Native community standing in the city government since 2003, during good times and bad.
The Ramsey County prosecutor says her legal experience, as well as experiences in her personal life, make her the ideal candidate.
He said connections between Minneapolis, the suburbs and exurbs, as well as law enforcement and communities are “desperately needed” and that the Hennepin County Attorney is in the unique position of being able to unite people.
The former Hennepin County Public Defender believes public safety, racial equity, and reform go “hand-in-hand.”
The former judge and county prosecutor said her know-how and relationships equip her to improve public safety and police accountability.
The Majority Leader of the DFL-led Minnesota House of Representatives says partnership building and focusing prosecutorial resources on violent crime will steady public safety in the county.
Landlords can enter an appeal in order to raise rent beyond the 3% cap, and tenants can make a complaint against a landlord’s appeal. Both landlords and tenants have issues with the new process.
The Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the University of Chicago are studying the Pathway diversion program, and some 15 prosecutors have reached out to learn more about Pathway.
One answer: As eager as many Americans are to watch “The Big Short” and tell themselves that the Great Recession is something that has come and gone away, its effects are still strongly felt in Black communities.
The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office has a budget north of $120 million and more than 800 employees.
Park board members who supported encampments irked and angered residents. Many voters told candidates leading up to last fall’s election that housing is not the board’s responsibility.
With voters approving the new system of governance last fall, Frey has proposed further plans to restructure how city government operates.
Twin Cities shelters saw a significant drop in the number of people accessing their services when pandemic aid set in. But those same shelters have also started seeing an uptick again.
The City Council is considering an employee safety committee to specifically address staff concerns and to provide training around violence awareness and avoidance.
Fletcher’s run-ins with other government officials over funding and his controversial “Live on Patrol” Facebook show are a feature, not a bug, of his appeal.
In the first in-person, semi-normal school year since Minneapolis Public Schools stopped using armed police as school resource officers, the district is testing a program where community members act as violence interrupters.
First Independence Bank comes to Minnesota with goals of shrinking housing disparities and cashing in on the many investment opportunities that come with banking in the Twin Cities.