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With 9,000 signatures in hand, St. Paul housing advocates campaign for rent control

Bahieh Hartshorn, a 27-year-old resident of St. Paul’s West Side, said she moved within the city three times in three years after graduating college because she couldn’t afford annual rent

Tram Hoang of Housing Equity Now St. Paul

Rent stabilization petition headed to Ramsey County elections, and St. Paul voters

Led by housing advocates such as the Alliance, TakeAction Minnesota and the West Side Community Organization, the Housing Equity Now St. Paul (HENS) coalition plans to submit upwards of 5,000

Small Minneapolis event eyes Klobuchar to help stop Line 3

The half-hour program at Gold Medal Park included singing and speeches by activists insisting that Klobuchar pursue at least a delay on the final segment of the Enbridge Energy Line

Protesters hold signs at June 10, 2021 Line 3 event in Minneapolis

Nearly 250 People Arrested in Line 3 Pipeline Protest

Another protest against the pipeline is scheduled Thursday in Minneapolis outside the office of Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar. The group TakeAction Minnesota says Klobuchar should pressure President Joe Biden to

Community on edge as jury deliberates in Derek Chauvin trial

Kenza Hadj-Moussa, the public affairs director for TakeAction Minnesota, a statewide progressive organization, said she believes the tension is made “1,000 times worse” by the heavy military and law enforcement presence on Twin Cities streets in preparation for any violence.

“It’s just compounding the trauma, especially with what Black Minnesotans are going through right now,” she said. “A guilty verdict won’t bring justice, won’t bring a life back,” she continued. “But it’s what do we do after this? We do have agency, we do have power.”

Minneapolis Activists Could Put Police Reform Directly on the Ballot

“Derek Chauvin and the officers who stood by Derek Chauvin while he killed George Floyd are part of an infrastructure that perpetuates a culture of violence and is operating totally unaccountable to the public. It is our moral obligation as citizens, as neighbors to hold that system and infrastructure accountable and transform that system into one that doesn’t do harm and damage but actually keeps us safe.”