When Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak delivers his budget address Wednesday many will be focused on what he has to say about the fire department. The fire chief and union leader have called for hiring additional firefighters to improve safety and response times. But at least one city council member says the department is doing fine as is and rhetoric to the contrary is only frightening residents.
Mayor Jacob Frey turns up at George Floyd protest, gets booed
He was booed by the crowd when he failed to commit to defunding the MPD.