Monthly Archives: September 2013

Star Tribune Editorial: Minneapolis needs population growth

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Minneapolis needs more people — more as an economic necessity than as a matter of civic pride. Here’s how to make it happen. In the six decades after 1950, Minneapolis seemed resigned to a kind of hollow success. Glassy towers filled the skyline, the arts flourished and the lakeside neighborhoods retained their leafy charm. Yet the city as a whole kept shrinking and getting visibly poorer. By 1990, Minneapolis had lost a third of its population, then grew only modestly over the next 20 years. By 2009, average household income … Read More

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Mayor Mike Maguire and Regional Council of Mayors in New York Times

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Mayor Mike Maguire of the Regional Council of Mayors, Co-chair of the Housing Initiative was quoted in the New York Times article published Saturday September 7, 2013 in an article titled “Prices Are Rising for New Homes, and the Land They Are Built On” Read full article.

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