Making MayDay Parade, Ceremony, Festival happen – get involved

After two community meetings, and many gatherings, discussions, and meetings with the artists on the 2015 MayDay roster, the theme for 2015 settled on i

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Bill would require that Met Council get Legislature’s OK on housing plans, funds

A sewer being installed; the Met Council plans regional sewer infrastructure.

The Legislature would gain control of the Metropolitan Council’s housing purse strings, under a bill sponsored by MORE »

'We can't do this without you!' Mayor Hodges sets her agenda in State of the City address

“One Minneapolis” was the central theme in Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’s State of the City Address on April 2, at the American Swedish Institute, where she discussed how the community working to

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J Street founder to speak in Minneapolis

Israelis have recently gone to the polls in a contested Knesset election which will impact the country's policy agenda and the discourse around Israeli-Palestinian relations for years to come.

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The real cost of just 'one more stadium'

The question, “Should I have just one more drink?” can be the difference between actually showing up to the sloppily made brunch plans from the night before and quivering in a bed wet with bal

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Backers push for vote on driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants

High interest an undocumented immigrant driver’s license bill was apparent as a standing-room only crowd packed into the basement hearing room of the State Office Building March 25 for a meeting of the transportation committee. Photo by Andrew Von Bank

Maria Negreros says she risks breaking the law each day to drive her children to preschool.

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House passes lower minimum wage for tipped employees

Rep. Pat Garofalo speaks during early debate on his bill, HF1027, which would modify the minimum wage for certain workers who receive tips. Photo by Paul Battaglia

Some waiters and other tipped workers could earn a wage lower than the state minimum, under a bill the House passed 78-55 late Monday.

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Stadium update: Where are the true numbers?

It has been a while since we have talked about what is supposed to be the greatest employment story in the history of Minnesota: the new Vikings stadium, with its price tag of over a billion dollar

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