Minnesota Lawmakers Revive Push To Legalize Sports Betting Next Session If you want to legally put money on your favorite Minnesota sports teams, your best bet is to drive down I-35 to Iowa. But some state lawmakers hope next session they will turn hopes of legal sports gambling in Minnesota into reality, too.
'Movements Lose Until They Win': Activists Keep Police Reform Push Despite Minneapolis LossActivists vowed Wednesday to keep fighting for substantial changes to the Minneapolis Police Department, despite the defeat of a ballot initiative that would have replaced it with a reimagined public safety unit in the city where George Floyd died under an officer's knee.
5 Mpls. City Council Members Lose Seats Amid Controversy Over Failed Policing AmendmentThe charter amendment to replace the Minneapolis Police Department went down, defeated on Tuesday.
St. Paul City Council Passes Tobacco Ordinance That Raises Prices, Bans Use Of CouponsSmokers, e-cigarette users and tobacco chewers will soon be paying more in St. Paul, and having a harder time finding a retailer.
Gov. Walz Temporarily Eases Trucking Regulations To Help Livestock Producers Impacted By DroughtGov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Wednesday to support livestock producers hurting for lack of feeding following this year's historic drought.
Minneapolis Community Group Sits Down With Police Leaders To Create Roadmap For Transformation“There’s a thread that lines this whole document, every section, and that thread is the sanctity of human life,” Rev. Ian Bethel said.
Following Re-Election, Mayor Frey Expresses Confidence About Working With New Minneapolis City Council On Public SafetyFrey says his public safety approach includes hiring community-oriented officers, investing more in programs and services beyond policing, and integrating all public safety work, including police and social and mental health services. But he declined to say that would be under one department.
Minneapolis City Council Races: Unofficial Winners Declared In All WardsUnofficial winners have been declared for all 13 of Minneapolis' City Council seats.
Minneapolis Election: Jacob Frey Re-Elected As MayorIncumbent Jacob Frey has been re-elected as mayor of Minneapolis.
Minneapolis Election: City Clerk Reports High Voter Turnout As Tabulation Resumes WednesdayThe next round of ballot tabulation for Minneapolis' ranked-choice elections resumed Wednesday morning with many races still undecided, including the mayor’s race.
Melvin Carter Projected To Win St. Paul Mayoral RaceIncumbent St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter is projected to hold his position for another four years after earning about 62% of the first-choice votes.
Minneapolis Election: Voters Reject Question To Replace Police With New AgencyMinneapolis residents on Tuesday voted against a proposed amendment that would have removed the city’s police department from the city charter and replaced it with a Department of Public Safety.
Minneapolis Election: Proposed Amendment Creating Pathway For Rent Control PassesA proposed amendment giving the Minneapolis City Council the authority to enact rent control by ordinance has passed.
St. Paul Election: Residents Vote 'Yes' On Rent ControlSt. Paul residents voted Tuesday to pass a rent control policy that will be one of the most stringent in the nation.
Minneapolis Election: Proposed 'Strong Mayor' Amendment PassesWith all 136 precincts reporting, 52% of voters supported the question "Shall the Minneapolis City Charter be amended to adopt a change in its form of government to an Executive Mayor-Legislative Council Structure?" That compares to 48% rejecting it.