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Frey vows removal of Lake Street barriers, lays out protest response plan

"We can't have a major commercial corridor like this shut down," the mayor said.

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Council President Lisa Bender slams mayor's threat to veto budget

Mayor Jacob Frey has repeatedly criticized a Safety for All plan which would cut officer staffing targets from 888 to 750.

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Lisa Bender, Minneapolis City Council president, will not seek reelection

She was a major force in the "dismantle the police" movement.

Defund the police

City council announces plan to disband Minneapolis Police Department

There is a majority that can't be vetoed by the mayor.