STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Six months since Hurricane Harvey; a fatal stabbing in Mass. library; states legislatures with the most women; Penn State alcohol binge strains local ambulance response time; and S.F. ferries are stuffed to the gills.
Critics say that, unless the $1.4 billion fiscal plan in Minneapolis is turned in soon, there won’t be enough time to review it before public hearings begin next month.
But “almost nothing has been done in this country to keep it from happening again,” according to former Mayor R.T. Ryback.
The resignation, prompted by the unexpected killing of a 911 caller, was perhaps years in the making.
PHOTOS: As the start of summer nears, public works crews in the city of Coon Rapids were plowing through a winter landscape, of sorts.
How health officials in Hennepin County are tailoring their efforts to suit the cultural and religious needs of the Somali-American community that’s most affected.
After years of anti-vaccination outreach, the immunization rate for Somali children in Minnesota is shockingly low.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Kansas governor sidesteps legislature; Chicago mayor’s pension plan; and inaction on sex crime investigations in Casper, Wyo.?
At a National League of Cities event, Mayors Betsy Hodges of Minneapolis, Acquanetta Warren of Fontana, Calif., and C. Kim Bracey of York, Pa., discussed what’s working in their communities.
The sidewalk extensions trade parking for public spaces promoting walking, biking, community and economic development.
Hint: It involves the color purple.
Shared stormwater systems could help brownfield redevelopment planning.
Tar Heel Lawmakers Battle Over Gays, Immigrants, Environment; Authorities Raid Minneapolis Day Cares
Also: Illinois universities, students scramble during budget impasse and Vermont’s ‘Governor Transparency’ is also ‘King of Controlling the Message’
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
A new report shows how community Wi-Fi projects can be effective, successful and sustainable investments for cities as part of their 21st century strategies.
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