ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Even after lawmakers stopped hefty raises for members of Gov. Mark Dayton’s cabinet, the chairman of the Metropolitan Council’s salary still doubled to nearly $123,000, according to state salary documents obtained by the Associated Press. 677 more words
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Numbers from the Metropolitan Council show that about 35,000 people applied last week seeking Section 8 housing in the metro area.
The affordable housing program helps recipients pay 60 to 70 percent of their rent. 102 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The plan to extend the Southwest Light Rail corridor overcame an obstacle Friday to keep the plan on schedule. If an agreement hadn’t been reached, it could have cost the state an extra $100 million or more. 392 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Metropolitan Council says that in 2014 Metro Transit buses and trains had the highest ridership tally in more than 30 years. … 233 more words