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Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 2/15/19

State and local taxes

Star TribuneTax credits proposed to spur business investments in Minnesota

Duluth News TribuneCentral Minnesota politicians make push to slash taxes on charitable gambling

Brainerd DispatchRuud, Lueck make push to slash taxes on charitable gambling

Labor market

Star Tribune: Solar jobs are up in Minnesota, but down nationally

Twin Cities BusinessMinnesota’s Solar Workforce Has More Than Doubled Since 2015

Economic development

Duluth News TribuneLine 3: Here’s what people are saying about Walz’s decision to continue appeal

Brainerd DispatchLegislators respond to governor’s Line 3 appeal

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




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