Nov 4, 2013
INSIDE: A Word from the President: The “Politics of Envy” are Starting to Work || Let’s Offer the Ladder of Opportunity to Reboot State Policy || Kersten Alerting Minnesotans to Potential Dangers in Met Council Long-Range Plan || CAE Report Draws National and Local Attention to Minnesota’s New Death Taxes || Getting Minnesota Back to the Front of the Educational Freedom Train || Fall Briefing Review: Advice from a Man Who Did It || American Experiment Moves Offices to Golden Valley || State Spending Grows Another 4.4 Percent || New CAE Report: “MTV’s ‘Teen Mom’ Franchise: How Do Young Eyes – and Much Older Eyes – Really See Teenage Parenthood?”
Aug 12, 2013
Tax policy decisions made in the 2013 legislative session made Minnesota’s estate and gift tax burden among the highest in the country.
Aug 2, 2013
Last week, Moody’s Investor Service announced that it had downgraded the City of Virginia and on Monday night Minneapolis was downgraded from AAA down to a respectable but lower Aa1 rating. Mayor Rybak worked hard and very publicly to recover that AAA rating from Moody’s and touted the achievement and the debt payment savings widely. It is unlikely that the downgrade will get the same publicity.