2014 Mayor's Office News Center

December 2014

Mayor Hodges, Council Member Quincy, Meet Minneapolis travel to Harbin, China (12/30)

Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards Minneapolis Innovation Team Grant (12/15)

National League of Cities Selects Minneapolis for Juvenile-Justice Reform (12/12)

City Council Approves Mayor Hodges' 2015 Budget that Invests in Equity, Growth, and Running the City Well (12/10)

November 2014

Mayor Betsy Hodges praises law-enforcement partners for gun indictments (11/21)

Mayor Betsy Hodges: executive action on immigration will "move the dial on equity, improve the lives of millions of people" (11/20)

Mayor Betsy Hodges: Minneapolis will be "world-class showcase" for Final Four Tournament (11/14)

Saint Paul and Minneapolis Announce Perfect Scores on the HRC Municipal Equality Index (11/12)

Advisory: Mayor Hodges, Council Members Co-Host Community Meeting on the Budget (11/12)

October 2014

Minneapolis Civil Rights Commission and Mayor Hodges join City Council in calling on Washington D.C. football team owners to change offensive team name (10/31)

Mayor Hodges, Chief Harteau Announce Date for Body Camera Pilot Program Launch (10/30)

Mayor Hodges and Chief Harteau Hold Third Public Forum (10/28)

Mayor Hodges Highlights Growing Community Support for Organics Recycling (10/16)

Mayor Hodges, Cradle to K Cabinet Announce Cabinet Will Issue Report with 2015 Recommendations (10/10)

Mayor Hodges and Chief Harteau Hold Second Public Forum (10/10)

Mayor Hodges and Chief Harteau Kick Off Series of Public Forums (10/07)

September 2014

Mayor Hodges Supports Collaboration with Law Enforcement and Somali Community to Defeat ISIL (9/18)

Mayor Hodges, Chief Harteau Detail Timeline, Next Steps for Body Camera Pilot Program (9/17)

City Board Approves Mayor's Proposal for Tax Levy (9/17)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Statement on Youth Homicide (9/17)

Mayor Hodges among women being recognized by George Family Foundation (9/16)

August 2014

Mayor Hodges' 2015 Budget Invests in Equity, Growth, and Running City Well (8/14)

Attorney Don Lewis to Lead Independent Investigation of Police Procedure in Arrest of Al Flowers (8/08)

Mayor Hodges to Join Community for National Night Out (8/05)

City Council approves Mayor Hodges' nomination of new CPED Director (8/01)

July 2014

Mayor Hodges and Chief Harteau Express Condolences In the Line of Duty Death of Mendota Heights Officer (7/30)

Mayor Hodges, Chief Harteau to seek independent leader of investigation into arrest and injury of Al Flowers (7/29)

Mayor Hodges, Chief Harteau Add Police through Labor Day (7/23)

Release: Mayor Hodges Nominates Spencer Cronk as City Coordinator (7/22)

Bragging Week - City of Minneapolis Internal Report (7/18)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Hosts Sustainability Round-Table Discussion (7/18)

Mayor Hodges celebrates Best Week of Bragging About Minneapolis Ever (7/14)

Joint Announcement by the City of Minneapolis and the Metropolitan Council re: SWLRT (7/08)

Mayor Hodges to join faith, community leaders for North Minneapolis walk (7/08)

June 2014

Mayor Betsy Hodges Nominates Craig Taylor as new CPED Director (6/26)

Citywide Partnership to Reduce and Prevent Youth Violence through the Summer Months (6/16)

Mayor Hodges Praises Hennepin County Sheriff's Office on Policy Change for Immigration Detainees (6/11)

Mayor Betsy Hodges: EPA Clean Power Plan "ambitious, yet achievable" (6/02)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Statement on Youth Homicide (6/02)

May 2014

Mayor Betsy Hodges: Mayor Castro will be "visionary" HUD secretary (5/23)

Mayor Hodges Announces Cradle to K Cabinet Members (5/22)

Mayor Hodges Thanks Minnesota Legislature for Support of Nicollet Mall (5/17)

Mayor Hodges Praises Senator Klobuchar, Minnesota Delegation on Provision to Keep Invasive Carp out of Minnesota's Waterways (5/13)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Memo: On heels of State of the City address, Mayor Hodges advancing agenda, promoting equity near and far (5/12)

April 2014

Mayor Hodges: Governor Dayton Moving Minnesota Forward (4/30)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Hires Policy Aide for Economic Development (4/28)

Mayor Hodges' State of the City: "We get to grow, Minneapolis, and we get to do it all together" (4/24)

Mayor Hodges Praises Minimum Wage Increase (4/14)

Mayor Hodges applauds House of Representatives for bipartisan passage of Women's Economic Security Act (4/09)

Mayors Hodges, Coleman recognize Twin Cities' 1300+ AmeriCorps and Senior Corp members (4/01)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Hires Policy Aide for Sustainability (4/01)

March 2014

Mayor Hodges' Nominations for Directors of Civil Rights, Fire, Health and Public Works Confirmed (3/28)

Mayor Hodges' Nominations for City Attorney and Assessor Confirmed (3/07)

Mayor Hodges Statement on SWLRT Resolution passed by City Council (3/05)

February 2014

Minneapolis Police Department to transfer investigation into Cedar-Riverside Caucus to Saint Paul Police Department (2/21)

Mayor Hodges Appoints Erica Prosser to Metropolitan Airports Commission (2/18)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Nominates City Department Heads for New Terms (2/03)

January 2014

Saint Paul and Minneapolis commit to end veteran homelessness by 2015 (1/31)

Mayor Hodges pleased that Southwest Light Rail Transit reports show viable second option for rerouting freight (1/30)

Mayor Betsy Hodges: "President Obama is our greatest partner in reducing inequality" (1/28)

Mayor Betsy Hodges Announces New Staff, Fulfills Campaign Promises (1/27)

Mayor Hodges to Attend State of the Union as Rep. Ellison's Guest (1/26)

Mayor Hodges: Governor's Nicollet Mall Bonding Proposal Will Help Grow Minneapolis and Minnesota (1/15)

Mayor Betsy Hodges: Minneapolis Can Be 'More than Just a Great City' (1/06)




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