Brian Lambert From MPR: “St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter proposes to raise property taxes to pay for more programs for youth, businesses and to reconstruct streets. The mayor gave his first budget address at Washington Technology Magnet School in the city's North End. The proposed levy increase of 11.5 percent amounts to around $76 more per year for a median-value home, Carter said, and would fund ‘$16 million of new investments in our children and families, our workers, businesses and innovators, and our streets, sidewalks and bikeways.’”In The Intercept, Rachel M. Cohen writes: “On Monday, The Intercept reported that Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson relied on her official government staff for political work, sourced largely...
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St. Paul Mayor Carter proposes tax levy increase, investments in youth programs, streets and housing