Running for the Ward 10 council seat, Gibson’s top priorities are housing and public safety.
Parsons is running for the Ward 10 council seat because he believes “regular working folks” need more of a voice on the council.
A Q&A with the Ward 10 council member.
City council candidates in suburbs around the Twin Cities report that voters are asking if they’re planning on taking money away from the local force.
A Q&A with Jamal Osman, who won the Aug. 11 special election for the Minneapolis City Council seat representing Ward 6.
One is procedural, but the other will determine just how often the city’s voters will be heading to the polls over the next decade.
From Kmart shoppers’ reactions to the city’s redevelopment plans, here’s what you should know about the agreement — and why it’s happening now.
What the city’s latest decision could mean for council elections.
Members of the citizen-led group want to have more time to discuss design aspects of the project — including a first-of-its-kind amphitheater — and how they will affect the city’s north side.
Council has been trying to balance the desires of those who say the Minneapolis Police Department needs more officers and those who want more emphasis on community-led efforts.
The success of the city’s group violence intervention strategy has prompted Mayor Jacob Frey to propose growing the program so that it can address gang violence in south Minneapolis.
The so-called Kahn Rule, named after former state Rep. Phyllis Kahn, requires Minneapolis to hold elections soon after the census-driven redistricting of City Council wards, and it changes a fundamental feature of city politics: that all city offices are on the ballot at the same time.
As the Minneapolis City Council prepares to finalize the city’s budget, the data are expected to be part of the debate over police staffing.
The University of Minnesota’s Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, better known as CURA, is not your typical academic operation, content to provide data and agnostic about how the information is used. CURA wants to change things.
The city is bringing in researchers from the University of Minnesota to learn about the challenges of neighborhood leaders and to see why others don’t participate in neighborhood groups.
The City Council wants to help local entrepreneurs thrive in Minneapolis’ most diverse neighborhoods. Less clear is how the efforts from the city will actually spur economic growth while keeping neighborhoods affordable.
The proposal — which would be the first law of its kind in the state — is a sequel to the council’s decision earlier this month to establish similar procedures for traditional employees.
Supporters call the new policies necessary considering the pervasiveness of underpayment that disproportionately affects Minnesota’s communities of color and immigrants.
City Council President Lisa Bender and Council Member Jeremiah Ellison are writing new language based on feedback from landlords, renters and colleagues that followed the release of draft ordinances.
Council member Phillipe Cunningham is confident any replacement for Thor will meet the city and community’s expectations, especially around including people of color.