One of the discussion points during yesterday's Minneapolis Planning Commission Committee of the Whole meeting was about a study intended to identify strategies for addressing racial inequalities in the city. That the city is investing resources in that doesn't sit well with City Council President B ... More >>
On Friday, the Minneapolis City Council green-lighted a developer's plan to tear down a more than 120-year-old home at 2320 Colfax Avenue South in the Wedge and replace it with a large apartment building.The decision was a controversial one. Last year, the City Council ruled that the rooming house, ... More >>
Minneapolis Councilman Andrew Johnson is one of those rare characters in the medical marijuana debate, playing both politician and patient. He was diagnosed only a few years ago with an extreme form of glaucoma in both eyes, he says. Before major surgeries, his doctors have prescribed conventional ... More >>
In a press release distributed yesterday by Jacob Frey, four Minneapolis City Council members came out in open opposition to their council colleague, Diane Hofstede.SEE ALSO:-- Meg Tuthill already has a City Council challenger, and his name is Kendal Killian -- Brett Buckner to challenge Don Samuels ... More >>
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously declared its support for President Barack Obama's recently announced policy suspending deportation for undocumented young folks. The Obama Administration announced the new policy June 15, which allows illegal immigrants who were brought here as children by ... More >>
The Vikings don't have to release information on how much money they spent lobbying Minnesota in 2011, but the state's local governments do. Their lobbying tab for last year comes in at $8.3 million, according to a 386-page report released Monday by the state auditor's office. That number's a 0.7 ... More >>
Mayor R.T. Rybak praised the council for giving the green light to Dolan.
That didn't take long: We have the final vote tally in the Minneapolis mayoral and city council races.
It's no sure bet, and a legal fight looms
In less than a year, Michael Jordan has dismantled the city agency responsible for upholding civil rights
More than a week after Mayor R.T. Rybak announced his choice of Tim Dolan to lead the MPD, one Minneapolis City Council member is still raising questions.
Some city leaders are unhappy with the process that led to Tim Dolan being selected to head the MPD.
Minneapolis has settled its lawsuits with Time Warner Cable. But the city may still be out to gut local cable-access programming.
Minneapolis city council members to join the blogosphere?
For 35 years, Larry Blackwell has worked on civil rights issues at city hall. Now he's been shown the door--again.
Normally, a library board appointment would barely be news, but this is notable because it underscores that the Somali community is gaining ground as an active and viable constituency
Some highlights from the city elections that time (and voters) forgot
According to the archives of the Minneapolis Issues List web forum, David Hauser, the son of 8th Ward Minneapolis City Council candidate Marie Hauser, unleashed his screed upon Hauser's opponent, Elizabeth Glidden, at exactly 10:55:42 p.m. last night, less than two hours after media reports were cal ... More >>
If the election season was any indication--and it probably was--the new Minneapolis city council will be a contentious bunch.
With less than two weeks before a citywide election cycle culminates in Minneapolis, it's clear that the new ward boundaries that go into effect in January still loom large in this year's campaigns.
How did the majority-minority Eighth Ward end up with two white candidates?
The convention for a Minneapolis City Council race ends in a deadlock