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In inaugural speech, Mayor Melvin Carter promises review of police, college savings for every St. Paul student

 

January 3, 2018



St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter III, the grandson of a Humboldt High School janitor, ushered in his administration on a dramatic note Tuesday — calling for changes to police use-of-force procedures, a $50 college savings account for every child and a $15 citywide minimum wage.

The city’s first black mayor also called for a new tone in government while criticizing the controversial third verse of the National Anthem as “an ode to slavery.”

https://www.twincities.com/2018/01/02/in-inaugural-speech-mayor-melvin-carter-promises-review-of-police-college-savings-for-every-st-paul-student/

 

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