Met Council


Future of Met Council in Doubt After CEO Charged With Stealing

Thursday, September 26, 2013

The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty has been around since 1972, but a financial scandal could prove devastating for the charity.  



Met Council CEO, Husband of Top Silver Aid Fired Amid Criminal Investigation

Monday, August 12, 2013

The husband of a top aid to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has been fired from his job at a major New York City not-for-profit, and is under criminal investigation by the State Attorney General.


Transportation Nation

Twin Cities Planning Organization Saw 'Golden Age'

Friday, December 31, 2010

(St. Paul, Minn. -- Dan Olson, MPR) A powerful layer of Twin Cities government that many voters have never heard of has a new chair.

On Wednesday Minn. Governor-elect Mark Dayton appointed Susan Haigh to replace Peter Bell as chair of the Metropolitan Council, the regional planning board that oversees transit in the Twin Cities.

Bell is the Met Council's longest serving chair, and the Republican appointee has overseen the completion of several major transit projects. He says the Met Council experienced a "golden age" on his watch.

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