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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 7/6/18


Star TribuneGlobal reach of Minnesota companies muddies tariff picture

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

Twin Cities BusinessPolaris May Shift Production Overseas: What it Means for Minnesota

Labor market

Ag WeekWorkforce shortage ahead: Groups seek policy agenda to bridge urban, rural economic divide

Minn PostFirst minimum wage hike in Minneapolis goes into effect

Star TribuneLowest-paid workers get a raise in Minneapolis on Sunday

Duluth News TribuneArea unemployment stays low in May

KARE 11Minimum wage increases in Minneapolis

WCCOMinimum Wage Goes Up In Minneapolis

Economic development

Duluth News TribuneLocal View: Drive economy with strong private sector

Minn PostHow one Minnesota town leveraged its proximity to Fargo-Moorhead while keeping its small-town feel

Faribault Daily NewsSixth round of PIPELINE Program dual-training grants awarded

State taxes

The GlobeColumn: What the Supreme Court’s online sales tax decision means for southwest Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalCook County grappling with explosion of cabin rentals on the North Shore

MPR NewsIncome tax not unconstitutional, MN Supreme Court affirms

Mankato Free PressSupreme Court rejects Janesville man’s tax appeal

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Midwest manufacturing growth slows, but still strong

Rochester Post BulletinEconomic growth slows in Midwest states as trade fears mount

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




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