Betsy Hodges was elected mayor of Minneapolis in 2013. Prior to that, the DFLer represented Ward 13 on the Minneapolis City Council.
Ward 13, Minneapolis City Council 2006-13
Wayzata High School (1987), Bryn Mawr College (1991), University of Wisconsin (1998)
350 S. 5th St., Room 331, Minneapolis, MN 55415
A year after her predecessor cut the city’s property tax levy, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges must balance the city’s growth with residents’ demands for services as she prepares to...
Minneapolis officials are rethinking the way the city runs with a close eye on how even the most routine practices affect minority groups.This new focus on racial equity comes at a transformative...
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges’ low-key approach to running the city is about to face its first big test as she prepares a budget that will begin to define her first term.After campaigning as a...
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges wants us to stop being so gosh darn nice.On Monday, she launched a weeklong bragfest and urged the humble people of Minneapolis to shed their usual modesty and shout...
Minneapolis officials long insisted they wouldn’t stomach a light-rail line next to freight tracks in a part of the city popular with bicyclists, hikers and canoeists.But with no palatable...
Betsy Hodges will have time to look beyond the budget and focus on a broader agenda, such as closing racial disparities in education and jobs.
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