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
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...
When light-rail trains begin picking up riders Saturday in St. Paul, the city will enter the realm of 21st-century transit using the basic technology it rode to prosperity more than 100 years ago:...
Long before the first piece of track was laid, the billion-dollar Green Line linking the downtowns of Minneapolis and St. Paul was envisioned not just as a train ride, but as an engine for growth in...
Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges hewed to a familiar message in her first State of the City address Thursday, saying the city cannot expand to a half-million people unless citizens of all incomes,...
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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