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
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman has rejected a City Council call for a pilot program aimed at equipping police with body cameras, saying the department already is studying the issue.“Chief [Thomas]...
Ever since St. Paul City Council President Kathy Lantry announced months ago that she wouldn’t seek re-election this year, one of the guessing games at City Hall has been what she will do next.The...
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on Monday vetoed the City Council’s move to extend evening hours at seven branch libraries, saying that the funding source the council would tap isn’t “steady and...
The St. Paul City Council on Wednesday approved virtually everything that Mayor Chris Coleman wanted in the city’s 2015 budget, including $34 million to tackle the “Terrible 20”...
With the support of City Council members, labor groups and community leaders, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman on Wednesday rolled out his plan to provide paid parental leave to city employees.If the...
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.
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