Minneapolis City Council
On Wednesday, the Minneapolis City Council got their first report on the latest efforts to stop child sex trafficking in the city.
The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously to confirm the nomination of Janeé Harteau on Friday morning. She joined the Minneapolis Police Department as an officer in 1987, and has worked her way up to assistance chief.
The musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, which one critic called the “greatest in the world,” renewed their offer Friday to meet with management next week.
The city of Minneapolis is considering dropping the speed limit on residential roads, and narrowing other roads to make the city more friendly for walking and biking.
A national movement is calling for advertisers to boycott City Pages in response to adult classifieds. The controversy is over the website Backpage.com, which, along with City Pages, is owned by Village Voice Media.
The Minneapolis City Council approved a resolution on Friday calling on Village Voice Media to end publication of its online classified section that facilitates the trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation.
Tickets are on sale for an onstage discussion featuring Garrison Keillor and author Diane Wilson in Minneapolis next month.
The Minneapolis City Council is going after a website that investigators consider a major hub for child sex trafficking.
The Minneapolis City Council approved new rules Friday for door-to-door sales that will protect consumers, and make it harder for out-of-state companies to exploit youth workers.
A Minneapolis City Council Committee will talk Tuesday about reopening Nicollet Avenue at Lake Street.
The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously on Friday to support President Obama’s federal immigration policy allowing undocumented youth to remain in the U.S., becoming the first city in the country to do so.
The Minneapolis City Council Committee said no Wednesday to the proposal for a planned Trader Joe’s store in Uptown.
The Minneapolis City Council has voted in favor of single-sort recycling.
A decade-long battle for a new Vikings stadium ended with a 7-6 vote on Friday, the same split as approved the plan in subcommittee form on Thursday afternoon.
The ornate Minneapolis City Council room was packed with construction workers and Vikings fans. Silent protesters held handmade signs as council members were deeply uneasy.