MN Attorney: Council Should Block Minimum Wage VoteMinneapolis City Attorney is suggesting the city not go ahead with raising the minimum wage. Earlier this year, there was a major effort to collect nearly 20,000 signatures to put raising minimum wage on the November ballot in Minneapolis.
Dayton Prepared To Make His 3rd Minnesota Supreme Court PickMinnesota's highest court is about to welcome its newest member. Gov. Mark Dayton is scheduled to name a new Supreme Court justice Tuesday afternoon.
Dayton Aims To Fill Supreme Court Vacancy In Mid-AugustGov. Mark Dayton says he plans to choose the next Supreme Court justice in mid-August. The Democratic governor's pick will replace retiring Justice Alan Page. Page is leaving the bench later this month after hitting the mandatory retirement age of 70.
Panel Sends Dayton Names Of 3 Women For Supreme Court SlotThe names of two judges and the city attorney for Minneapolis have been forwarded to Gov. Mark Dayton as the candidates he should consider to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Alan Page.
Bill Curbing Access To Police Body Camera Footage AdvancesA Minnesota bill that would limit public access to video footage from police body cameras cleared its first legislative hurdle Friday, advancing the debate over how to responsibly deploy devices that can provide a revealing look into law enforcement.
Lawsuit Dropped Over All-Star Game Ordinance The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has dropped a lawsuit challenging a Minneapolis ordinance limiting other events around the time of next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, the ACLU said Wednesday.
Sen. Franken Joins Police Chief To Promote Law That Protects WomenOne in three women are assaulted by someone they know. Now the re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act will help protect women in Minnesota.
Mpls. Police Stepping Up Efforts To Thwart Sex TraffickingOn Wednesday, the Minneapolis City Council got their first report on the latest efforts to stop child sex trafficking in the city.