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.


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.


Minneapolis City Council set to craft ordinance to raise minimum wage

A majority of City Council members have said they would support raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour.


Mpls. restaurant owners push for 'tip credit' amid minimum wage debate

Restaurant owners say many servers exceed $15 an hour.


Mayor Betsy Hodges: Minneapolis is strong but under transformation

Minneapolis is tackling challenges like growth, gun violence, affordability, mayor said in State of the City address.


"Co-govern"? No-veto promise? Mpls. candidates face all kinds of questions

Minneapolis candidates face unusual questions in candidate questionnaires.


City report: Mpls. minimum wage should make no exception for tips

Mpls. analysis recommends a higher minimum wage with four-year phase-in.


Minneapolis says it won't reimburse police officer Michael Griffin's legal fees

A committee of the Minneapolis City Council denied a request from police officer Michael Griffin that he be reimbursed for $75,000 in legal fees arising…


Warsame wins DFL endorsement in Minneapolis' Sixth Ward

The City Council Member heads to November with the local party stamp of approval.


Hodges' State of the City address at mosque won't be official council meeting

City officials decided to avoid concerns over holding city proceedings at a place of worship.