Monthly Archives: August 2016

Minimum Wage, Police Amendments Won’t Be On Minneapolis Ballot

Minimum wage charter amendment petition rally

Activists are planning to fight on after Minnesota’s Supreme Court dealt a blow Wednesday to their charter amendments to raise the minimum wage and reduce police misconduct in Minneapolis. The court ruled two petition-driven charter amendments will not be on the general election ballot. Continue Reading →

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Minnesota Supreme Court To Rule On Both Minneapolis Charter Amendments

minnesota supreme court 2016

Minnesota’s highest court will decide if two proposed Minneapolis charter amendments will be on the ballot. One amendment calls for raising the minimum wage, the other proposes using higher insurance premiums as a way to reduce police misconduct. Continue Reading →

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Unlike Donald Trump, Jill Stein Advocates For Citizen Control Over Police – Video Of Full Event In Minneapolis

Jill Stein and Anthony Newby

On the same night Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was calling for more police to “restore law and order” in minority neighborhoods, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein was taking a much different approach. Continue Reading →

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Lawsuits Expected Friday Over Minneapolis Charter Amendments Rejection

Fight For $15 Supporters Jam City Minneapolis City Council Meeting

Groups behind charter amendments to raise the minimum wage to $15 and hold police accountable for violent acts say the Minneapolis City Council has no authority to block the amendments from the general election ballot. Continue Reading →

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