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Political Analyst Says No DFL Endorsement For Mayor Benefits Incumbent Jacob FreyAt the DFL endorsing convention, newcomer and progressive activist Sheila Nezhad got 53% of delegates’ support, while Jacob Frey got 40%.
Minnesota House Launches Into Lengthy Debate Over Big Budget BillsThe Minnesota House launched into a long, contentious debate Thursday as it held its first votes on big budget bills that lawmakers were unable to pass before time ran out on the year's regular session last month.
Minneapolis DFL Endorses No Candidates In City's Mayoral RaceThe Minneapolis DFL announced that no candidate for mayor got to the 60% threshold necessary to get the DFL endorsement.
Entertainment Venues Still Awaiting Aid Months After Congressional ApprovalEntertainment venues have felt left in the dark about when they would see aid that was approved six months ago by Congress.
Wisconsin Assembly Approves Transgender Sports BansThe Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly on Wednesday passed bills banning transgender athletes from participating in girls' and women's sports — measures taken up in the middle of Pride month and all but certain to be vetoed by Democratic Gov. Tony Evers.
Wisconsin Assembly To Vote On Chokehold Ban, Police Reform BillsThe Wisconsin Assembly was scheduled Wednesday to send a package of police reform bills to Gov. Tony Evers, including a measure banning police use of chokeholds except in life-threatening situations or in self defense.
Property Owners Sue Walz Over Eviction Moratorium As State Lawmakers Agree On 'Off-Ramp' Plan For BanA group representing landlords is suing Gov. Tim Walz to end the state eviction moratorium first put in place when the pandemic began, arguing the ban is unconstitutional and should no longer be enforced.
Protesters Face Off With Police For Control Of Minneapolis IntersectionMinneapolis is struggling to deal with an intersection that threatens to become the next 38th and Chicago.
Initiative Aims To Put Rent Control On St. Paul's November BallotRent control in St. Paul is one step closer to getting on the ballot in November.