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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 12/15/17

Economic development

Star TribuneMinnesota’s initial pitch for new Amazon headquarters offered little financial help

KNSI: Study names Minnesota best run state

Business NorthMix of opportunity and challenge in Minnesota’s business future

MPR NewsMinnesota’s bid for Amazon offers fewer perks than other states

Twin Cities BusinessA Governor Who Gets It

24/7 Wall StreetThe Best- and Worst-Run States in America: A Survey of All 50

Winona Daily NewsMinnesota named the best run state in the nation

Isanti County NewsRural Minnesota cannot be left behind as state changes

Area DevelopmentEmerson Plans $15 Million Renovation at Chanhassen, Minnesota, Plant

See our commentary on this here.

State budget

Fairbault Daily NewsMMB forecast brings mostly positive news for Minnesota

Pine and Lakes Echo JournalA snapshot does not tell the whole story

Owatonna People’s PressInteresting statistics found in latest economic forecast projection

The Pilot IndependentRepublican leaders tout strong economy, look ahead to February forecast

Owatonna People’s PressBudget forecast shows Minnesota’s economy strong

The Daily JournalReps say budget not reflective of growth

The Caledonia ArgusRep. Davids comments on latest state budget forecast

See our commentary on this here

Mining

Mesabi Daily News: Thanks to Congressman Nolan, Emmer for bills

Hibbing Daily Tribune: A nod to our Congressmen

See our commentary on this here

Tax

Star TribuneProperty taxes, homeowners’ voices on the rise across Twin Cities

See our commentary on this here.

Minimum wage laws

WCCONew Minneapolis Minimum Wage Starts January 1

MPR NewsJudge denies Chamber’s request to block new Mpls. minimum wage

Star TribuneJudge denies injunction against Minneapolis minimum wage

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalCourt rejects Minnesota Chamber’s bid to block Minneapolis’ minimum-wage hike

MinnPostJudge denies request to temporarily block Minneapolis’ minimum wage law

Rochester Post BulletinJudge denies Chamber’s request to block Minneapolis minimum wage

See our commentary on this here.

Federal taxes

Austin Daily HeraldRepublican tax plan hurts Minnesotans

Star TribuneU.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken are wrong to oppose tax reform

Agriculture

Hoosier Ag TodayNewly Appointed Minnesota Senator Strong Supporter of Ethanol

John Phelan is an economist at Center of the American Experiment. 

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