Minnpost reports that the council is preparing to approve 19 grants totaling $16.1 million to help fund higher-density, transit-supportive development along light rail, bus rapid transit and commuter rail lines, as well as high-frequency bus routes. Minneapolis gets five grants, as does St. Paul. The remainder will go to the suburbs.
Republicans unsuccessful in attempt to suspend Wisconsin absentee voting rule
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals declined Republicans' request on Wednesday, a day after the federal court granted an extension to count absentee ballots.