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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 20/10/17

KARE11: MN named 2nd Least Tax-Friendly State

MinnPostWhy tackling carbon emissions is good for the economy

WCCOCompany Helps Those With Disabilities Find Meaningful Work

WCCOWhat Seasonal Jobs Are Out There? And Who’s Doing Them?

Star Tribune: For clean-energy jobs, the sky’s the limit (see our commentary on this here)

KSTPSt. Paul Mayoral Candidates Weigh In on Minimum Wage (see our commentary on this here)

Duluth News TribuneStand up for local economy at pipeline hearing Wednesday

Pioneer PressMinnesota’s restrained bid for Amazon’s headquarters ready to send

Star Tribune: Minnesota finalizes pitch for new Amazon HQ

MPR NewsState puts finishing touches on Amazon bid

WCCOOfficials Tight-Lipped On Minnesota’s Bid For Amazon’s 2nd Headquarters

Star Tribune: Minnesota plans ‘modest’ bid in high-stakes Amazon competition

Star Tribune: Dayton says Minnesota’s Amazon pitch avoids ‘gimmicks and gadgetry’

MinnPostWhy Minnesota has so many non-full-time jobs — and why that’s both good and bad for the economy

Duluth News TribuneMinnesota offers gimmick-free Amazon pitch

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalMinnesota’s Amazon bid: No ‘gimmicks,’ and not much cash, either

Bemidji Pioneer: Debate over Line 3: Economic and environmental concerns discussed at state hearing

Mesabi Daily News: Ignore the extremists – We’re still one state

City PagesSmall business owners oppose Minnesota’s welfare package for Amazon

WCCOSmall Businesses Question Why Amazon Is Being Offered Subsidies, Not Them

Business NorthBusiness owners call to invest in Minnesota entrepreneurs and families, not corporate tax giveaways (see our commentary on this here)

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalMinnesota’s Amazon bid might be modest, but Bloomington’s $400M war chest isn’t

KARE11Candidates lend an ear to corn growers

Park Rapids EnterpriseMore than 400 gather to offer views on replacing Enbridge pipeline in northern Minn.

MinnPostDoes Minneapolis’ minimum wage law treat franchise businesses unfairly? (see our commentary on this here)

MPR NewsWhy Minnesota isn’t going to get Amazon’s headquarters

Pioneer PressMinnesota adds 6,400 jobs in September; which industries are hiring?

Star TribuneMinnesota adds 6,400 jobs in September, with broader patterns holding steady




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