The proposed budget looks to address a lack in programming with more than $1.2 million in funding for Minneapolis youth, including those in Cedar-Riverside.
The city's oral history project, which highlights the local transgender and nonbinary community, will be housed at the University.
The University's state infrastructure funding needs went unfulfilled last session, prompting officials to ask if a large HEAPR amount is the right strategy.
Conversion therapy consists of practices aimed at changing one’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
“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After the Trump administration's FCC repealed net neutrality, state lawmakers are taking the issue into their own hands.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.