The Minneapolis City Council approved Ward 6 Council member Abdi Warsame as the next director and CEO of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority on Friday.
As state lawmakers work on COVID-19 response and infrastructure funding, other higher education bills may have to wait.
The order begins Friday at 11:59 p.m. and will last for two weeks.
The proposed legislation would send a $1,000 monthly payment to every adult and $500 for every child through the end of the coronavirus pandemic, and would also require the federal government to compensate small businesses affected by the outbreak.
In a hearing Tuesday, Gabel said the University will suspend all nonessential school-funded travel beginning on March 16.
Following allegations of mismanagement within a University of Minnesota grant program, A report by the Office of the Legislative Auditor released earlier this year found several discrepancies in grant allocations and conflict of interest concerns.
Along with extending the University's Zone Pass, another bill aims to improve safety on the light rail after an increase in violent crime last year.
In her first legislative session, the University president outlined the $317.2 million request for infrastructure funding.
The bill would extend protections from drug and underage alcohol consumption to include reporters and survivors of sexual assault.
“[The fire] should not have occurred if we had taken care of this issue almost 25 years ago,” Noor said. “So we are correcting a wrong that was done a few years back.”