Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced a list of initiatives that he hopes will lead to the reopening of 38th and Chicago, but the city council president says Frey needs to take action now or let the council handle the situation legislatively.
Minneapolis' budget for 2021 has received its final stamp of approval.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender is firing back after Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey said he was "actively considering" a veto of the city's 2021 budget due to the reduction in police staffing.
Two advocacy groups are raising concerns over plans for the mental health crisis teams outlined in the budget proposal created by three members of the Minneapolis City Council.
Minneapolis city councilmembers are getting closer to finalizing next year’s budget.
More than 400 speakers signed up to speak at a Minneapolis City Council public hearing about the proposed city budget with a special emphasis on police department funding proposals.
As the Minneapolis City Council considers a nearly $8 million cut to the police department, those working and living in neighborhoods hit hardest by the uptick in crime are making their final pleas for a 'no' vote.
The Mayor of Minneapolis called a proposal from a trio of city councilmembers that would reduce the size of the police department “irresponsible” in a news conference Monday afternoon.
A budget proposal released Friday by a trio of Minneapolis councilmembers would move nearly $8 million of funding from the police department to what the members are calling "transformative" safety investments.
The death of George Floyd sparked a reckoning of policing and race relations in the city of Minneapolis, leading many to believe that change was needed.
The Minneapolis City Council received an earful from residents who are fed up with rising crime Monday.
In another narrow vote, the Minneapolis City Council approved the proposal that will give the Minneapolis Police Department about $500,000 to make contracts with other agencies to increase the amount of officers on the streets through the end of the year.
A proposal to give the Minneapolis Police Department $500,000 to staff more officers on the streets through the end of the year is set to go to a final vote at Friday’s City Council meeting, but the hotly debated item could once again come down to a close vote.
A Minneapolis City Council committee plans to discuss a proposal to bring in Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies and Metro Transit Police officers to assist the city’s police department.
Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender will not seek a third term, she announced in an email to her constituents Sunday.
The U.S. Department of Justice is offering to help the effort to re-make the Minneapolis Police Department. But so far, the city hasn't accepted.
At its next meeting, the Minneapolis City Council will be discussing a proposed timeline for community engagement for ideas how to change the current policing structure, according to city officials.
The Minneapolis City Council voted Friday morning to delay the temporary lease for the Minneapolis Police Department's Third Precinct, sending the issue back to a committee for more debate.
Some are calling it an “exodus” as more officers within the Minneapolis Police Department look to take medical leave or leave the department permanently. As the staffing levels decrease, some concerned residents are filing a lawsuit against city.
Jamal Osman won the Ward 6 special election in Minneapolis, according to unofficial election results.