Rebecca in the News

February 19th, 2018: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council closes El Alamo bar after neighborhood uproar.

February 15th, 2018: Pioneer Press: Last stand for El Alamo; after shootings, City Council votes to shut down notorious St. Paul bar.

February 12th, 2018: Pioneer Press: St. Paul seeks to recognize seven businesses.

February 11th, 2018: City Pages: A family's dream of beautiful St. Paul park falls through, with the city's help.

February 3rd, 2018: Star Tribune: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter walks into $15 minimum wage battle.

January 30th, 2018: Star Tribune: New Rules on St. Paul Skyways show results.

January 18th, 2018: Star Tribune: With icy attractions and extra bar hours, St. Paul to share in Super Bowl festivities.

January 16th, 2018: LillieNews: St. Paul Business Awards now accepting nominations. 

January 10th, 2018: Star Tribune: Work begins on St. Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palace.

January 5th, 2018: Star Tribune: New app lets drivers reserve St. Paul parking spots.

December 20th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Make pre-K available to all in St. Paul, group tells city council.

December 19th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Letter: Noecker, Tolbert show leadership on Riverview Corridor.

December 15th, 2017: MinnPost: Committee approves streetcars for downtown St. Paul-to-airport transit project.

December 14th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Panel approves St. Paul-to-airport streetcar concept, but much more work to come.

December 14th, 2017: MinnPost: St. Paul City Council passes $563 million budget

December 14th, 2017: Star Tribune: Amy Brendmoen set to become St. Paul City Council president.

December 13th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Dayton’s Bluff homeless drop-in center to remain open, with conditions

December 1st, 2017: Kare 11: New winter shelter opens in St. Paul.

November 19th, 2017: Star Tribune: Emergency winter shelter opens in St. Paul as number of homeless people climbs

November 15th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul Oks $400 million more for improvements at soccer stadium site.  

November 13th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Emergency shelter to open in old county detox on Kellogg Boulevard.  

November 9th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul council approves plan to redevelop downtown building, nixing hopes for larger Pedro Park

November 8th, 2017: Star Tribune: Hopes for an expanded Pedro Park are scuttled.

November 6th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Another council member says raze building for bigger Pedro Park.  

November 2nd, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council member fights for park at police annex over development.  

November 1st, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Toward cleaner, safer skyways.  

November 1st, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul Restricts Menthol Tobacco Sales

October 25th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

October 23rd, 2017: Business Journal: Plans call for vintage St. Paul firehouse to be turned into wine bar

October 17th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul leaders changed course on food packaging rules after hearing business concerns.

October 13th, 2017: MinnPost: The Riverview Corridor just reached a big milestone. So why doesn't it feel that way?.  

October 12th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council nixes eco-friendly food container requirements.  

October 11th, 2017: MPR News: St. Paul council shoots down plastic container ban.  

October 1st, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Care about equity? Then care about our business climate

September 29th, 2017: Business Journal: Mayor Coleman recommends Ackerberg to develop St. Paul police annex building.

September 28th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul council approves sweeping plan to redevelop former Ford plant
 
September 28th, 2017: City Pages: North Garden Theater opens in St. Paul's expanding West Seventh neighborhood
 
September 28th, 2017: Finance & Commerce: Ford plan makes room for low-income residents.  

September 25th, 2017: MinnPost: The future of the Ford site just became the clearest dividing line in the St. Paul mayor's race.  

September 21st, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council sets $141 million maximum tax levy, a nearly 24 percent increase.  

September 20th, 2017: Pioneer Press: With hundreds wanting to comment on Ford plant redevelopment, hearing will continue next week

September 19th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Art project transforms 4 St. Paul skyway bridges and tells stories of new Americans

September 19th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul likely to limit menthol cigarettes to tobacco shops.  

September 13th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul OKs closing skyways at midnight.   

September 7th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul bike lanes on rise from the grave on Stillwater Avenue

September 7th, 2017: MPR News: Shut St. Paul's skyways at midnight? It's not an easy call.

September 6th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul City Council mulling earlier skyway closings, other security changes.

August 31st, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul touts new system to help launch small businesses.  

August 31st, 2017: Pioneer Press: Want to open a small business in St. Paul? Now you have a user’s manual. 

August 17th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul leaders consider stricter skyway security and use rules.  
 
August 17th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Half-mile bike lane for East Side street fails St. Paul council vote

August 16th, 2017: MinnPost: With budget address, Coleman makes case that 23.9% property tax hike for St. Paul isn't really a big hike

August 8th, 2017: Monitor St. Paul: Monitor in a Minute.

August 2nd, 2017: Gov Delivery: News from Councilmember Rebecca Noecker.  

July 27th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul moves ahead with talks on coordinated trash hauling

July 26th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul City Council to keep talking with trash haulers, aim for September citywide contract

July 19th, 2017: MinnPost: Where the streets have two names.  

July 13th, 2017: Star Tribune: Streetcar and Bus plans move forward for the Riverview corridor in Saint Paul

July 13th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Open houses slated on 6 St. Paul-to-airport/megamall transit plans

June 30th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul task force is on the right track in addressing skyway issues

June 12th, 2017: Star Tribune : St. Paul poised to continue unbroken, but not unusual, history of men in the mayor's office

June 7th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council delays decision on early skyway closure to gather more input.

June 5th, 2017: Monitor St. Paul: City Council restores funds for ash stump removal

June 4th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Due attention to troubles in the skyways

May 19th, 2017: Finance and Commerce: Oxbo apartments give a downtown respite from city life in Saint Paul.

May 18th, 2017: Star Tribune:  Lowertown Landlords demand Saint Paul set up skyway safety efforts

May 5th, 2017: Saint Cloud Times: Don’t let corporations via the state trample local control.

May 4th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul skyway concert another step to transform Central Station area

May 3rd, 2017: MPR News: St. Paul council back to work as member is investigated.  

April 23rd, 2017: Pioneer Press:  Editorial: Ecolab’s commitment to St. Paul, and jobs.  

April 20th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Linwood Monroe school expansion approved by St. Paul City Council.   

April 17th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Traffic circles making bicycling safer.  So why is St. Paul nixing two circles on East Side?.

April 13th, 2017: Twin Cities Business: Should St. Paul Induce—Or Shame—Nonprofits Into Paying for City Services.   

April 12th, 2017:  Pioneer Press: St Paul: universities, museums, etc., don’t owe taxes, but should they pay in other ways.   

April 10th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Chris Coleman wants jobs, not housing, in soon-empty downtown building.  

April 10th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul puts downtown Public Safety Annex up for sale.  

April 9th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Erich Mische: We don’t need permission from government to make a difference.   

April 5th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul councilman walks out of meeting after speaker criticizes police.   

April 5th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Developer gets go-ahead to turn former Pioneer Press building into housing.   

March 26th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Job climate is Job 1, Ms. or Mr. Mayor-to-be.    

March 24th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul launches business awards program.   

March 8th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul develops plan to pay for street maintenance in an unusual ‘pinch year’.  

February 16th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Can that old building house new jobs?.

February 12th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Eyes on the skyways in St. Paul.   

February 9th, 2017: Star Tribune: St Paul leaders debate how to pay for street maintenance.   

February 8th, 2017: Pioneer Press: What St. Paul’s street fee changes could mean for you.  

February 6th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul considers new uses for old police training facility.   

February 4th, 2017: Asian American Press: League of Women Voters of St. Paul organizing immigrant access to government event.   

February 3rd, 2017: MinnPost: St Paul’s skyway issues are ongoing and unsolved.   

February 1st, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council vows to assist if residents detained at MSP airport.   

February 1st, 2017: Pioneer Press: A 5G (as in very fast) future may mean ‘small-cell’ antennas on light, traffic poles.   

February 1st, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul City Council denounces Trump’s Travel ban.   

January 31st, 2017: Pioneer Press: St Paul forming panel to choose which bank the city will use.  

January 29th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Rebecca Noecker: A vision for citywide pre-K in St. Paul.   

January 27th, 2017: Star Tribune: Critics: Downtown St. Paul skyways are unsafe, unsightly and mismanaged.  

January 25th, 2017: Pioneer Press: St. Paul convenes new advisory committee on poverty.  

January 22nd, 2017: Lillie News: St. Paul to launch annual business awards.   

January 19th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Between Rice Park and Lowertown, trouble in the St. Paul’s core.   

January 18th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Cheer for St. Paul businesses, yes, but be sure also to hear.  

January 18th, 2017: Pioneer Press: Skywway meeting to focus on security, appearance and wayfinding.   

January 12th, 2017: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council questions return on investment in Greater MSP

January 4th, 2017: MinnPost: The six prominent pieces of underused real estate in the Twin Cities.   

December 26th, 2016: Pioneer Press:  St. Paul to act on controversial Linwood school addition with growing price tag.  

December 21st, 2016:  Pioneer Press: St. Paul street named for philanthropist with great immigrant life story.   

December 16th, 2016: Pioneer Press: After 42 years with city, Readus Fletcher Day Declared in St. Paul.   

December 15th, 2016: Pioneer Press: White Bear and East Seventh turn-lane project cancelled but… it’s complicated.   

December 14th, 2016: Pioneer Press: St Paul alters police civilian review commission.   

December 11th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Editorial: Concentrating on St Paul’s core.     

December 8th, 2016: MinnPost: In wake of veto and Supreme Court decision, St. Paul scrambles to adopt smaller budget.  

December 7th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Cops voted off commission; St. Paul police union calls it ‘tragic’.

November 28th, 2016: Star Tribune: St Paul seeks partner to manage its riverboat.

December 6th, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul $300,000 donation for Rice Park overhaul.

December 5th, 2016: Duluth News Tribune: St. Paul City Council urges more Syrian refugees in city and state.

November 15th, 2016:  Pioneer Press: They’ll say hello – and keep an eye out for crime downtown.    

November 10th, 2016: Star Tribune: Downtown ‘street teams’ planned in St. Paul.  

November 3rd, 2016: Pioneer Press:  Editorial: Want Equity?  Make sure Minnesota has an open business climate.  

November 2nd, 2016: Pioneer Press: St Paul sees gains in diversity hiring; next up: retention.

October 25th, 2016: The Line: Capital City Bikeway: St Paul inaugurates first portion of dedicated bike loop.  

September 29th, 2016: KUOW: Tax Vote Leaves Mayor Coleman with a dilemma. 

September 24th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Why we voted to rainse St. Paul’s levy.   

September 23rd, 2016: Pioneer Press: Dueling St. Paul tax levies on next week’s city council agenda.  

September 21st, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul Police Chief wants more officiers, new forensics expert.  

September 10th, 2016: Star Tribune: St Paul tries to shed hard to work with reputation in te business community.  

September 7th, 2016: Duluth News Tribune: St Paul approves ‘earned sick and safe time’ mandate.  

August 17th, 2016: Pioneer Press: St Paul poised to OK sick leave mandate, but debate continues anyway.  

August 17th, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council approves site plans for soccer stadium development. 

August 17th, 2016: Star Tribune: Minneapolis restaurants expanding to Schmidt Brewery. 

August, 2016: BringMeTheNews: HRA Loan Message.

August 11th, 2016: Star Tribune: Historic St. Paul Firehouse to be Redeveloped, not Razed.  

August 11th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Deal spares historic St. Paul Firehouse, inforporates it into new hotel.

August 8th, 2016: MinnPost: St. Paul to approve next step for MLS stadium – despite questions about surrounding development.

August 4th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Strykers Market Set to Repoen and Neighbors are Not Happy.  

July 11th, 2016: MinnPost: St Paul Proposes 10 pm Skyway Curfew Kids under 18.  

July 6th, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul considers regulations on stort-term rentals like Airbnb.  

July 2nd, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul has a construction frenzy too, but it is not quite as visible.  

June 23rd, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul releases draft of citywide sick-leave ordinance.

June 23rd, 2016: Star Tribune: Business groups and GOP push for state law to override cities’ sick, wage rules.  

June 13th, 2016: Star Tribune: Couple Works to Transform Old W 7th Movie House into Live Performance Space.  

May 15th, 2016: Hibbing: Daily Tribune, Business Briefs.  

May 8th, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul faces skyway safety challenges amid push to increase downtown activity. 

April 28th, 2016: MinnPost: How a small request kicked off a big debate over skyways and public safety in St. Paul. 

April 21st, 2016: Star Tribune: Ballet exits St. Paul's Lowertown as neighborhood tries to preserve artistic vibe. 

April 4th, 2016: Pioneer Press: St. Paul’s oldest standing fire station stands as compromise sought.  

April 3rd, 2016:  Star Tribune: Plans to Raze old St. Paul Firehouse mobilize history-minded neighborhood.  

March 29th, 2016:  MinnPost: In St. Paul, a tiff over TIF comes down to a simple question: how good a deal is the soccer stadium for the city?. 

March 22nd, 2016: Pioneer Press: St. Paul considers blocking future tax-based loans at Midway.

March 17th, 2016: MinnPost: The St. Paul City Council – where ‘No’ meant no and nothing meant ‘yes’ – approves a radical new move: talking.   

March 14th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Will Fourth Street become St. Paul’s Nicollet Mall?.  

March 14th, 2016: Star Tribune: 'Market District' plan takes on St. Paul's 'dead zone'.

March 2nd, 2016: Star Tribune: Task force created to study earned sick leave.

February 29th, 2016: SEIU: Minnesota State Council, Minnesota Epilepsy Group Healthcare Workers Approve New Contract That Establishes $15 Minimum Wage.  

February 25th, 2016: EMS: Minn. City Council fights to keep EMS station open.  

February 24th, 2016: Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council approves $100k settlement in skyway arrest, tasing.

February 22nd, 2016: KSTP: St Paul City Council Member: “No” to TIF District near MLS Stadium.   

February 22nd, 2016: Field of Schemes: St Paul council to consider bill blocking tax kickbacks for United MLS Stadium.  

February 17th, 2016: Pioneer Press: Could adding more St Paul hotels rooms land big conventions?.