Jul 10, 2014
Minnesota can and must support and build a world-class transportation system that provides a foundation for economic prosperity and personal fulfillment for all Minnesotans. Doing so is mostly a matter of making transportation a higher priority.
May 7, 2014
INSIDE: Announcing a New Minnesota Policy Blueprint || Gift Tax Repealed, Estate Tax Exclusion Increased || A Word from the President: Unless It’s Moving Forward, Minnesota’s Economy Dies || Rep. Paul Ryan Addresses American Experiment Luncheon || Ten Fallacies of the Thrive MSP 2040 Plan || Taxes, Trends Erode Minnesota Exceptionalism || Interview with Tom Kelly: Beyond Politics
May 5, 2014
In this report we look at three solar power projects undertaken by local governments in Minnesota. By exploring how each city made the decision to accept cash grants, we can begin to get a picture of how uneconomic projects get funded, with each party involved making apparently rational decisions in their own best but narrow interests. In light of how these decisions were made, we offer some alternatives for city officials to consider even when they feel compelled to move forward with uneconomic projects.