Frey's plan to hire more police officers pleases those who sued city over public safety

Attorneys representing Minneapolis residents who sued the city for not having the required minimum number of police officers, praised Mayor Jacob Frey's proposed budget Thursday. They said the plan makes significant investments in recruiting and retaining police officers. Also, St. Paul would see a more-than-15 percent property tax levy increase under a 2023 budget proposed Thursday by Mayor Melvin Carter. This is the MPR News afternoon update for Aug. 18, 2022. Hosted by Mike Mulcahy. Theme music by Gary Meister.

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