The proposal lost on a tie vote.
“Everybody has a horror story” of dealing with the city, he said.
Service Employees union goes with Dai Thao in Ward 1; St. Paul Chamber likes Noel Nix.
City officials and advocates for disabled people say Cardenas kept on the pressure for the elevator, which they consider crucial to access.
He also calls for tighter gun-show rules and reporting of lost and stolen guns.
The discussion offered a glimpse at how eight of the city’s 35 mayoral candidates differ on the topic.
Seven of the 35 mayoral candidates participated in a forum sponsored by the Salvation Army.
The community gardeners on Saturday are celebrating the evolution of the 4-acre plot’s World War II roots.
The U.S. senator and secretary of state co-authored an international pact to renounce war. Kellogg Boulevard is named for him.
With either tunnel option, freight trains would remain in the corridor — a deal-breaker for council members.
In his final budget address to the City Council, Rybak said increased state aid and other factors led to the tax cut proposal.
The increase in state aid will keep the levy flat, he said, with proposed overall spending up less than half a percent.
Five candidates are running for three school board seats.
The low $20 filing fee and no incumbent were factors in the large crop of candidates.
Filings close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, so there could be even more. And with ranked-choice voting, they’ll all be on the November ballot.
Thomas, perhaps the most progressive candidate in the race, had pushed hard on public education issues.
Kurt Dornfeld, running as an independent, is a city street-maintenance worker.
Hill, a member of the Heritage Preservation Commission, decided over the weekend to step aside but isn’t endorsing another candidate yet.
The noon speech will be in the Thrivent Financial auditorium.
He’ll deliver the address at the new international facility for the machine tool maker, which opened this spring on Randolph near the river.