Stories by Betsy Hodges
Betsy Hodges is the 47th mayor of Minneapolis. As mayor, her priority is transforming Minneapolis into a leading 21st-century city. That entails reexamining and imagining the basics the city delivers, ensuring the city works well for everyone and that all people can contribute to — and benefit from — the growth and prosperity of Minneapolis. Equity is the cornerstone of her agenda. Prior to becoming mayor in 2014, Hodges served on the Minneapolis City Council for eight years. A Minnesota native, Mayor Hodges is married to Gary Cunningham. They have two children, four grandchildren and two cats.