Adam Belz | Star Tribune
Minneapolis reporter | City Hall

Adam covers Minneapolis City Hall for the Star Tribune and maintains a blog called 3D Economics. He wrote for the Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Des Moines Register in Iowa before moving to Minnesota in June 2012.


No kidding: Minneapolis City Council candidates queried about goats

Activists have thrust the new issue into the heated election campaign.


Court hears appeals from Chamber of Commerce, city of Minneapolis on sick leave

Chamber of Commerce says ordinance in Mpls. oversteps its boundaries.


After DFL convention boost, Ray Dehn seeks wider appeal in Mpls. race

Ray Dehn has emerged as the favored mayoral candidate of Minneapolis DFL insiders. Now the challenge will be to translate his appeal to the broader…


Minneapolis DFLers fail to endorse mayoral candidate

DFL delegates fail to endorse a candidate in Minneapolis race.


Minneapolis DFL to sort out mayoral candidates Saturday

Eight mayoral candidates are vying for the DFL endorsement.


Minneapolis mayoral candidate Tom Hoch calls for better funding for public housing

Hoch and residents spoke Friday in north Minneapolis.


In bid for re-election, Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges stands by 'tough decisions'

Mayor Hodges faces multiple challengers but is sticking to her plan.


Minneapolis releases details of $15 minimum wage ordinance

City Council members released details of plans to raise the minimum wage for all.


Minneapolis City Council asks staff to draft $15 minimum wage ordinance

Public hearing and City Council vote are set for June; some details still being worked out.


$15 minimum wage on track for Minneapolis? What you should know

Commonly asked questions — and answers — on the minimum wage debate at City Hall.