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Here's what's in the budgets proposed by Minneapolis, St. Paul mayors

Both budgets will leverage increased property tax levies and funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to support spending.

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St. Paul launches guaranteed income pilot, 150 families could get $500 a month

The People's Prosperity Pilot will give up to 150 families in St. Paul $500 a month for 18 months.

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Melvin Carter's 2021 budget includes millions in cuts, hiring freeze

The proposed budget will not result in any layoffs of city employees, Carter said.

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St. Paul mayor joins coalition to look into guaranteed income

Guaranteed income would mean recurring cash payments to residents, with no strings attached.

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Frey: The people doing the burning are not Minneapolis residents

This comes amid widespread reports of bad-faith actors setting fires.

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Gov. Tim Walz slams response from Minneapolis leaders to protests, riots

He said the state will be taking a more active role in the unrest.

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St. Paul announces $300-a-month rent subsidy for struggling families

Mayor Melvin Carter announced the Families First Housing Pilot Program Tuesday.

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St. Paul's mayor endorses Amy Klobuchar for president

Melvin Carter will join Klobuchar in Los Angeles ahead of the latest debate.

St. Paul mayor receives racist threats over trash collection vote

The mayor has been forced to increase security in the wake of the threats.

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St. Paul replaces 10 public works vehicles with cleaner alternatives

The city says the change is equal to taking more than 20,000 cars off the road.

St. Paul trash collection must go on ballot, MN Supreme Court rules

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter said decentralizing trash collection could lead to a property tax increase.

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The key points from the Jacob Frey, Melvin Carter budget proposals

The two mayors presented their 2020 budget proposals Thursday.

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Twin Cities mayors join demand for action from Mitch McConnell

More than 200 mayors signed a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

What's going on with St. Paul's trash collection?

A court found against the city's move to organized collections this week.

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St. Paul vs. Minneapolis snowball fight ... it's on

Mayor Melvin Carter threw down the gauntlet to Mayor Jacob Frey.

Why did St. Paul tell police to stop State Fair K-9 shows?

One reason was that a child was bitten by a non-police dog at the State Fair.

St. Paul mayor wants to eliminate library late fines

Fines disproportionately impact lower-income users, he says.

St. Paul mayor turns down police request for 50 more officers

Melvin Carter made his statement on Facebook Friday.

Watch: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter sings Van Morrison

He changed the title slightly, to 'Brown-Eyed Mayor.'