Two years ago, I was honored to be one of 60 mayors from around the world invited by Pope Francis to take part in a global climate conference at the Vatican. One thing was clear – we need to start at the local level to work against the effects we are having on our environment and on our fellow humans. Our work against climate change is more than just about limiting carbon emissions, it’s about working toward environmental justice.Read More
Category: Blogs by Betsy
Jun 13, 2017 | Blogs by Betsy
As your Mayor, I’ve been committed to making Minneapolis the best, most attractive and successful place for all, including businesses that help boost our economy. As our city expands, we need to ensure the growth is both equitable and sustainable.Read More
Feb 21, 2017 | Blogs by Betsy
I could not be prouder to support Minneapolis’ own congressman, and my good friend and great ally, Keith Ellison, to be our next DNC chair.
I’ve been sharing with mayors around the country the three big reasons why I as a mayor support Keith for DNC chair, and why I believe they should, too.Read More