The Twin Cities’ regional government — the Metropolitan Council — touches almost every aspect of our daily lives. It dictates the density of our cities; taxes us; owns and operates the sewer and transit systems; and picks municipal winners and losers on development. Going forward, it plans to distribute people in a government-approved mix of race and income throughout the metro area.
A St. Paul Central High School teacher is choked and body-slammed by a student and hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury. A teacher caught between two fighting fifth-grade girls is knocked to the ground with a concussion. Police are compelled to use a chemical irritant to break up a riot at Como Park High School.
American Experiment's Katherine Kersten and Kim Crockett are joining key legislators for a Town Meetings in Burnsville that discussed new developments in how the Met Council is using its Thrive MSP 2040 initiative to quietly engineer housing and transportation policies that will affect every resident of the Twin Cities for decades to come. You'll want to hear this discussion and how the legislature might respond.