Latest Posts

Home

Facebook

Twitter

Search
About

Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 9/7/18

Economic development

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business JournalDaikin plans $40.3 million expansion in Faribault, adding 132 jobs

Prairie BusinessCoalition builder: A Q&A with Ron Johnson, president, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities

KSTPHVAC Company Plans $40.3M Expansion in Faribault

Labor market

Pioneer PressCitizens League outlines three $15 minimum wage scenarios for St. Paul, with and without tip credits

Pioneer PressJennifer Schellenberg: In minimum wage debate, the argument for a tip credit must be considered

Pioneer PressReal World Economics: Stepping back to see the big picture

Star TribuneEmployers are slowly turning to ex-offenders to fill open jobs in a worker-hungry economy

Brainerd DispatchLow unemployment levels recorded across the region

St. Cloud TimesMinnesota scores high on Best States to Work Index

State and local taxes

Rochester Post BulletinTax bill hinders Bear Creek housing effort

Austin Daily HeraldTwo perspectives on proposed tax levy increase: City, Chamber of Commerce on opposite sides of issue

Economic growth

KTTCMinnesota tourism industry reports strong summer season

WCCOReport: Midwest Economy Takes Leap Forward

Star TribuneFactories report robust business in August

Federal taxes

MPR NewsMinnesota cuts taxpayers a break on 2018 deductions

Minn PostMinnesota to allow taking federal standard deduction while itemizing state taxes for 2018

Fox 9Lawmakers set up rule to give Minnesota taxpayers more options when they file

Trade

MPR NewsMinnesota exports continue growing

KTTCMinnesota exports jump in Q2–top customers are in Canada, China

Mining

MPR NewsFeds reopen forests near Boundary Waters to mining

Business NorthUSDA decision ends request to halt mineral leases

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

Comments

Subscribe

Categories

Upcoming Events

  • 2019 Annual Dinner Featuring Candace Owens

    Location: Hilton Minneapolis 1001 South Marquette Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403

    From Brexit to Blexit… Britain’s exit from the European Union has not been smooth sailing. Since the leave date has been pushed back to October, Nigel Farage is now running for a seat in the European Parliament. That election date is May 23 which has forced him to cancel all American speaking engagements, including our Annual Dinner. Center of the American Experiment is pleased to announce that Candace Owens, the founder of the Blexit movement and host of The Candace Owens Show, will now be presenting the keynote address at our 2019 Annual Dinner on May 18. We are excited…

    Register Now