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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 6/29/18

State taxes

The Daily JournalStates can get sales taxes from online sales

KDHL: Online shopping in Minnesota could get more expensive soon

Pioneer PressReal World Economics: Supreme Court gets it right on internet sales taxes, at least as far as it can

Economic development

Twin Cities BusinessFive Small Businesses Receive State Grants for Job-Creating Expansion Plans

Bemidji PioneerBemidji Brewing receives Dept. of Ag grant

The GlobeNobles 2 Wind Project moves forward; commits to report on local hiring

The JournalInvesting in rural America’s future

Mesabi Daily News: Supporting the three Ts that support all of Northeastern Minnesota

Twin Cities BusinessStories Plant Seeds of Success

St Cloud TimesLessons on turnover from Benton County staff study

Labor market

Star TribuneFor job hunters, tight labor market has an upside

Minn PostIn a tight labor market, Minnesota employers look to an under-utilized labor pool: workers with disabilities

Mankato Free PressOur View: Immigration: America’s economy needs immigrants

Star TribuneMomentum builds for $15 minimum wage in St. Paul

MPR NewsWhat does Supreme Court union ruling mean for Minnesota?

KSTPSupreme Court Ruling Will Have Big Impact on Minnesota’s Public-Sector Unions

Economic growth

Idaho StatesmanSlow growth likely continues in rural parts of 10 states

Twin Cities BusinessSmall Businesses Bank on Stability

Enbridge 3

St. Cloud TimesPUC should approve preferred Line 3 route

MPR NewsRegulators wrestle with Line 3 options ahead of pipeline decision

UPI NewsMinnesota oil pipeline moving ahead

Mining

Duluth News TribuneDeputy Secretary of the Interior’s View: Minnesota mining has big potential to put ‘America first’

Mesabi Daily News: Roadside view to new mining

Trade

Star TribuneProspect of China trade war sends chill through Minnesota med-tech

Pioneer PressWhich Minnesota businesses could feel impact of Trump’s tariff disputes most?

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

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