Category Archives: Minneapolis

Minn. House DFL wants more spending for jobs

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Minnesota House Democrats pushed ahead Monday on a big spending increase for state programs aimed at creating new jobs. The centerpiece of the House’s jobs, commerce and housing finance bill is a more than 50-percent boost in spending in the next two years for the Department of Employment and Economic Development. […]

Minneapolis News: Georgia file connects Twin Cities charter school, fraud scheme

When the news broke last summer that charter school entrepreneur Eric Mahmoud had entered a guilty plea to a mortgage fraud charge in Georgia, Mahmoud had a ready comeback for the Minneapolis school district, under whose authorization he was opening another charter school. “I assure you that this was a personal, residential matter in Georgia […]