Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 8/10/18
State and local taxes
International Falls Journal: Bring sales tax to vote
International Falls Journal: International Falls voters to help decide local sales
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Study: Minnesota among most expensive states for wealthy
Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s View: Ore produced here should be processed here, too
Duluth News Tribune: Has Minnesota really added 2,000 mining and mining-related jobs since 2017?
Faribault Daily News: Minnesota needs immigrants to keep our economy strong
The Daily Caller: Minnesota’s wage hikes have slowed job growth
Finance & Commerce: Wisconsin, Minnesota construction gap stirs debate
West Central Tribune: Upper Minnesota River Valley sees rise in low-wage job openings
Faribault Daily News: State grant allows South Central to train Daikin employees
Mankato Free Press: MSU, SCC get grants for workforce training
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.