After the council committee update on the new commission, Council Member Robin Wonsley wrote that her office has received “concerning feedback” on the commission’s work, including a lack of focus and public transparency, delays and minimal contact with the Minneapolis Police Department.
Without a mayoral race or controversial ballot initiatives, many operatives think it’s a given that this year’s election won’t match 2021’s record turnout. What that could mean for a possibly tight contest in Minneapolis’ Ward 5.
The concept of character-based lending is working with business owners who don’t have traditional backgrounds so when they need financing they’ve got the credit history and financial acumen to do so the traditional way.
Incumbent LaTrisha Vetaw faces challengers Leslie Davis, Marvina Haynes and Angela Williams in Ward 4. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
The ward has an open seat after council member Chris Tolbert decided not to run. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
The Ward 7 seat on the Minneapolis City Council is open after Lisa Goodman decided not to run. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
If you haven’t started paying attention to local election campaigns in your area, it’s not too late!
The Ward 7 seat on the St. Paul City Council is open after Jane Prince decided not to run. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
Incumbent Jeremiah Ellison faces challengers Victor Martinez and Phillip “OMac” Peterson in Ward 5. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
Independent expenditure groups’ influence could alter races during the campaign’s final week. Who is involved in these political committees? Who’s paying for their ads and outreach?
Incumbent Andrea Jenkins faces challengers Soren Stevenson, Bob Sullentrop and Terry White in Ward 8. We have resources to help you decide whom to rank.
In 2018, city officials ended a system that left it up to each homeowner to hire their own garbage hauler. Instead, the city would assign a territory to every hauler serving St. Paul and standardize rates.
The Climate Equity Plan lays out a decade-long roadmap to achieving climate goals while focusing on low income communities and communities of color.
MinnPost asked this year’s candidates whether they support a municipal program to clear snow and ice from sidewalks as part of our “Who’s running?” guide.
Mayor Jacob Frey has implored the council to act now. If it doesn’t, how would candidates running on Nov. 7 resolve the dilemma?
Trump backers cite the First Amendment in a court battle over Minnesota’s presidential primary ballot.
“We look at neighborhood safety as the beginning of the road (of community safety) and the police as the end of the road. We want to uplift crime prevention so people don’t have that interaction with police.”
Despite concerns about “outside agitators” and suburban mega-donors, money and help from outside Minneapolis’ city limits are boosting candidates on all sides.
MinnPost asked the candidates in every race across both cities about their top policy priorities and whether police budgets should be decreased to fund alternative forms of public safety.
Hennepin County’s administrator told Twin Cities Business magazine he’s “not a leader who does bed checks.”