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.
Backlash after MN lawmaker calls Sen. Tina Smith 'empty-headed pile of nothing'
State Sen. David Osmek made some controversial remarks on the "Up and At 'Em" podcast.