As a candidate for attorney general, Keith Ellison said he would work to help people afford their lives and ensure they have dignity and respect. Ellison said those goals remain unchanged as he prepares to take office next week.
Drug prices, student debt and housing costs are among his top priorities, he said.
Ellison will hold a community listening session Thursday evening in north Minneapolis. He said meetings he already held in Duluth and Albert Lea provided additional advice on how best to approach those issues.
“We never want to say well we’ve declared our priorities for now and always done,” said Ellison. “What we want to do is be very sensitive to what people are going through as we calibrate our focal point and our priorities.”…