Reporter | St. Paul City Hall

Galioto was born and raised in the Twin Cities' southwest suburbs. She was an intern at the Star Tribune in 2018 after she graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a degree in political science. She reported as an intern for the Chicago Tribune and POLITICO before returning to her hometown paper full-time. She enjoys traveling, good music, good restaurants and her good dog, Tucker.

Q&A with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter: Crime, rent control and his biggest challenge

After residents resoundingly elected him to a second term, St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter doubles down on plans to tackle issues like public safety, housing and more.

St. Paul zoning changes pave the way for smaller homes, cottage clusters

City leaders are also considering more substantial zoning code changes.

St. Paul prepares for ex-officers' federal trial in George Floyd killing

Former Minneapolis police officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights. Although security won't reach the level of the Derek Chauvin trial, business owners and residents say preparations are unlike anything they've seen.

Mpls. and St. Paul won't require vaccines for restaurant workers

Following public criticism, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey also removed a provision that required some young children to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

St. Paul City Council poised to declare climate emergency

All seven council members indicated they will vote Wednesday to support the measure, which calls on the state and federal governments to help cities develop climate action plans and build more sustainable infrastructure.

Minneapolis, St. Paul to require vaccine proof for bars, eateries

The moves come as an increasing number of large, Democrat-led cities across the country are adopting similar rules.

St. Paul might allow (slightly) stronger drinks at picnic pavilions

Currently, residents must obtain a permit to drink anything stronger than 3.2 beer at city parks.

Fear, frustration, resolve resurface in Minneapolis, St. Paul as COVID again disrupts city life

Mask mandates are back. Businesses are shutting, and people are hunkering down.

Minneapolis, St. Paul reinstate indoor mask mandates

Mayors from both cities were citing a rise in COVID-19 cases from the fast-spreading omicron variant.

St. Paul Mayor Carter opposes City Council's return to in-person meetings

The council will meet in City Hall on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years.