MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges wants to raise the city’s property tax levy in next year’s budget by more than 3 percent.

But she says taxes will actually drop for two-thirds of homeowners because the total amount is spread across more property owners.

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The DFL mayor’s budget includes investments in bridge repairs and affordable housing. She also wants to put money toward police body cameras and reforming the municipal criminal-justice program to reduce the negative impact on people of color.

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Last year, Minneapolis’ tax levy went up 2 percent. That’s less than the mayor wanted.

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The city’s total budget was more than $1 billion. Most of that money went to the Public Works Department.