St. Paul Public Library Director Kit Hadley will temporarily oversee the city’s Planning and Economic Development department starting next week. Hadley will retain both positions until the city finds a permanent replacement for outgoing PED director Cecile Bedor. Together, the two departments have 237 full-time employees — far fewer than departments like police, fire or Read more

Corporations, law firms and other interest groups are bankrolling today’s inaugural celebration for St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman. In all, they contributed nearly $25,000 to the mayor’s inauguration fund. While businesses aren’t allowed to give money to candidates’ campaigns in Minnesota, there’s nothing stopping them from supporting inaugurals. Such funds aren’t subject to contribution limits Read more