“The fact that we live in a very rich state and a very rich city, and a large number of Somali and East African community members were either unemployed or underemployed,” said Ward 6 Minneapolis City Council member Abdi Warsame. "That's one of the reasons why I ran.”
After the Trump administration's FCC repealed net neutrality, state lawmakers are taking the issue into their own hands.
“This is not about Republicans or Democrats or independents — this is all about [us] living and breathing the same air,” said caucus member Rep. Mohamud Noor. “The public is listening and elected officials will be listening and I’m sure that the message is loud and clear to everybody.”
State and University officials are looking into the employment of Rep. Jamie Long after Republican lawmakers raised questions about potential conflicts of interest and transparency.
Headliner Megan Thee Stallion has canceled her performance at the 2019 homecoming concert, according to an email sent out Thursday morning.
The policy requires employers to establish a written contract for potential independent workers.
Though city officials engaged residents for years to craft the plan, some remain skeptical of how it could transform their neighborhoods.
“The competition for those dollars is tremendous and we’ll try to be fair,“ said Sen. David Senjem, R-Rochester. “This is not a candy jar full of money — we’ve got to, frankly, work within our budget.”
Minneapolis city officials and student government members are working to define where students fit in affordable housing policy.
As city legislation that bolsters renters’ rights is set for a vote, the debate between property owners and tenant advocates has continued to heat up.