Jeff Hayden

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Board Members Legally Responsible For Non-Profits, Professor Says

The non-profit Minneapolis Community Action has shut its doors after a state audit found leaders of the organization used more than $800,000 in taxpayer money for luxury trips, spa visits and even a car loan.

09/28/2014

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State Agencies Sever Ties With Mpls. Non-Profit

A non-profit, accused of using grant money to fund lavish trips and a Costco membership, was shut down by the state on Friday. The state is seeking $600,000 back from Community Action of Minneapolis. The agency helps low-income families with heating bills and works to find people jobs.

09/26/2014

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GOP Senators Probe Democrat’s Role At Nonprofit

State Senate Republicans are questioning a powerful Democrat’s involvement with a Minneapolis nonprofit that spent more than $800,000 in taxpayer dollars on trips and personal expenses. Minneapolis Sen. Jeff Hayden sat on the board of Community Action Minneapolis, which was found in an audit to have misused state grants to help low income people.

09/24/2014

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Senate Approves Bill Aimed At Payday Lending

The Minnesota Senate passed a bill on Friday that seeks to protect borrowers from falling further into debt to payday lenders.

05/16/2014

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African-American Community ‘Fighting To Get A Seat’ At MNSure’s Table

Minnesota’s new health insurance program is under fire Tuesday from the state’s African-American leaders. They say MNsure is ignoring groups who have been working for years to sign up the uninsured.

09/10/2013

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Allen, Dziedzic Win Legislative Special Elections

Voters in south Minneapolis have elected DFL endorsee Susan Allen as the Minnesota Legislature’s first American Indian female member.

01/10/2012

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2 Minneapolis Districts Hold Special Elections

Voters in two Minneapolis legislative districts are electing new state lawmakers.

01/10/2012

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Choices Set For 2 Minn. Senate Special Elections

Primary voters have narrowed the choices for two October special elections to fill vacant Minnesota Senate seats long represented by Democrats.

09/14/2011

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Voters Winnow Fields For 2 Open Minn. Senate Seats

Voters in Minneapolis and the Brooklyn Park area are narrowing their choices to fill two open Minnesota Senate seats in special primary elections on Tuesday.

09/13/2011

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