Public Policy

Minimum wage will rise to $10 for workers at MSP airport

The Metropolitan Airports Commission decided Monday to raise the minimum wage for the lowest-paid employees at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport to $10 an hour. Currently, most of them...

May 18, 2015

Report: Twin Cities population nears 3 million, housing construction rises

It’s not just your imagination – the Twin Cities metropolitan area is indeed getting a little more crowded. The Metropolitan Council – which runs the Metro Transit system and other public...

May 18, 2015

Federal Reserve

Why One Downtown Property Owner Won't Have To Pay For The Assessment For The Remake Of Nicollet Mall

Removing the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis from the rolls of a special assessment zone for the Nicollet Mall redo will save the bank $267,841.83 over the next 20 years.

May 14, 2015

MN United

Minnesota United: July Stadium Deadline Has “Wiggle Room”

Will legislature act in final days on proposed soccer stadium?

May 14, 2015

SWLRT

Fix—Don't Nix—Southwest LRT, Say Local Officials

Despite the ballooning cost of the project, elected officials say they would rather cut costs than abandon the 16-mile addition to the region’s light rail system.

May 07, 2015

N. Minneapolis named 'Promise Zone' in hopes of invigorating neighborhood

Minneapolis was named a federal Promise Zone Tuesday, which means the neighborhood will have a better chance of getting federal grants to improve public safety and boost the local economy. U.S...

April 28, 2015

Survey: Is The Economy Slowing?

Corporate growth is, compared with last quarter. But business leaders are still spending and hiring at nearly the highest levels in four years.

April 27, 2015

State of emergency declared over bird flu outbreak in MN

Gov. Mark Dayton declared a state of emergency in Minnesota in response to the bird flu outbreak, which has claimed the lives of 2.6 million turkeys and has now spread to a chicken farm for the...

April 23, 2015

Minneapolis plans pay rises of up to $12,000 for its top employees

Gov. Mark Dayton tried it at state level, and now the City of Minneapolis is pushing ahead with plans to increase the salaries of its highest paid staff by up to 8 percent. At a meeting Wednesday...

April 23, 2015

Minneapolis plans pay rises of up to $12,000 for its top employees

Gov. Mark Dayton tried it at state level, and now the City of Minneapolis is pushing ahead with plans to increase the salaries of its highest paid staff by up to 8 percent. At a meeting Wednesday...

April 23, 2015

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