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Police union approves new contract, sends it to Minneapolis City Council | #citycouncil

Police union approves new contract, sends it to Minneapolis City Council The Minneapolis City Council will now weigh in on a new contract for the city’s police union. A week after the city and Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis announced a tentative agreement, the union formally voted in favor of the deal. While full details […]

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Minneapolis City Council may reconsider rideshare ordinance that prompted Uber, Lyft to threaten leaving city | #citycouncil

MINNEAPOLIS — A controversial minimum wage ordinance that prompted Uber and Lyft to announce they will cease operating in Minneapolis in May could be up for reconsideration at the City Council. An agenda for Thursday’s meeting notes council member Andrea Jenkins introduced “notice of intent to move reconsideration of Ordinance 2024-009 at the April 11, […]

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Minneapolis City Council set to vote on overriding Mayor Frey’s rideshare ordinance veto

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis City County will decide on Thursday afternoon whether to override Mayor Jacob Frey’s veto and raise wages for rideshare drivers.  Depending on which way the vote goes, it could mean the loss of Uber and Lyft services in the city as early as May 1. Frey says the ordinance passed last […]

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Watch live: Minneapolis mayor talks impact of recently passed minimum wage ordinance

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Tuesday is discussing an rideshare minimum wage ordinance passed by the City Council. The ordinance, passed last week, will raise rideshare driver wages. It will guarantee drivers get 80% of any canceled rides and earn no less than $5 per ride. Like he did with a similar proposal last summer, […]

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Mayor Jacob Frey to speak on rideshare ordinance Tuesday

Mayor Jacob Frey to speak on rideshare ordinance Tuesday – CBS Minnesota Watch CBS News Uber and Lyft say they’ll pull their services from Minneapolis in less than two months. But not if Mayor Jacob Frey can help it. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. […]

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Minneapolis City Council pushes forward Uber and Lyft ordinance on eve of state report • Minnesota Reformer | #citycouncil

The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry will release a first-of-its-kind study on Friday based on all 19 million trips taken on Uber and Lyft in Minnesota in 2022. It’s the largest such analysis of fares on ride-hailing apps ever conducted, according to a Lyft spokesperson. The Minneapolis City Council is aware of the report’s […]

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Minneapolis City Council passes resolution calling for Kia, Hyundai recalls | #citycouncil

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s largest city is calling on the federal government to better protect people from having their cars stolen.  For Minneapolis Police its an all to familiar routine — a wave of crimes committed by juveniles in stolen Hyundai’s and Kia’s. “The problem is so significant — causing death, causing injury, causing armed robberies, […]

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Minneapolis Mayor Frey to announce findings of downtown revitalization report

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey says one of the keys to downtown fully recovering from the pandemic and unrest centers around working people.  He plans to highlight these findings in a new report at a press conference scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. RELATED: Target auctions hundreds of chairs, tables and desks at City Center location […]

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Nenookaasi encampment residents file suit against Mpls. Mayor Frey over impending closure

MINNEAPOLIS — Residents of the Nenookaasi homeless encampment have filed a lawsuit against Minneapolis Major Jacob Frey days ahead of its scheduled closure. The suit aims to prevent residents’ forceful eviction from the area. It was previously announced the encampment would be closed Thursday, Jan. 4 due to ongoing health and public safety concerns. An […]

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Minneapolis mayor, police chief to ask city council to reconsider MPD bonuses

Minneapolis mayor, police chief to ask city council to reconsider MPD bonuses – CBS Minnesota Watch CBS News An emergency meeting will be held Friday in Minneapolis after the city’s police chief says his department is in crisis mode. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. […]

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