Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan called on Gov. Tim Walz and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey to resign for their “failed” leadership during last week’s riots.
“Gov. Walz and Mayor Frey have been largely silent, other than a handful of unhelpful tweets and press conferences blaming everyone but themselves. Minneapolis is decimated. Minneapolis is damaged to a level we never could have imagined. The destruction caused this past week will unfortunately live in our memories forever. It’s a dark stain on our state,” Carnahan said in a statement released over the weekend. Read More
The mayors of Minneapolis and St. Paul, both Democrats, said in a recent statement that they want churches in their cities to continue to “hold services remotely.”
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter issued a join statement Saturday after Gov. Tim Walz announced he would allow churches to resume in-person worship. Read More
Minneapolis will provide financial relief to residents “irrespective of immigration or documentation status,” the city announced Friday. Read More
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey crashed a Monday press conference called by House Republicans who unveiled a package of bills aimed at addressing an increase in violent crime in the Twin Cities. Read More
Minneapolis residents were left to clean up the blood from a murder scene before setting up a memorial to Monique Baugh, a 28-year-old mother who was killed on New Year’s Eve. Read More
A new five-cent plastic bag fee goes into effect in Minneapolis at the start of the new year after it was passed into law by the Minneapolis City Council in November. Read More