A lifelong resident of St. Paul, Chris Coleman was elected mayor in 2005. Coleman earned both his bachelor's and juris doctor degrees from the University of Minnesota and was active in local politics for years before his election. Coleman also worked for a decade as a public defender in Hennepin County before going into private practice.
St. Paul, Minn.
St. Paul Mayor 2005-2008
St. Paul City Council
Wife, Connie; children, Molly and Aidan
University of Minnesota
15 Kellogg Blvd. W., St Paul, MN 55102
Likening St. Paul’s rutted roads to the lunar surface, Mayor Chris Coleman said Wednesday that he wants to launch a sweeping campaign to rebuild the city’s crumbling arterial streets and proposed...
Nine months before the St. Paul Saints are scheduled to take the field in a new downtown ballpark now under construction, plans for the park continue to expand along with its budget.Next week, the...
First came the teardown. Now comes the cleanup.Only when that’s finished, a year or so from now, will Ford Motor Co. seek a developer to determine the future of its 122 acres of choice...
If the citizens of St. Paul are at all concerned about the city’s looming $9.6 million deficit, or its rutted streets, or the high cost of public transit, they didn’t show any sign of it...
St. Paul faces a budget deficit of $9.6 million in 2015, Mayor Chris Coleman said Wednesday.The mayor, who will offer his recommendations next month on how to close that gap, announced that he will...
After guiding the city through a rocky economy and over budget cliffs, Coleman heads into an election year in perhaps the best shape of his 13-year political career — and poised to extend his public profile beyond the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Topics are a comprehensive collection of Star Tribune content on select people, places and companies.