Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 3/29/19
State and local taxes
Duluth News Tribune: Gov. Tim Walz trims budget ask but the biggest sticking points remain
Albert Lea Tribune: State, local chambers lobby for competitive taxes for businesses
Star Tribune: Minnesota House Democrats trim Gov. Tim Walz’s budget
Red Wing Republican Eagle: Goodhue County above average price of Minnesota local government
MPR News: Show us your property tax statement
Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota Senate Republicans lay out budget plan with no tax hikes
Brainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion: More ways to tax us?
Wahepton Daily News: Minnesota’s unemployment rate increased to 3.1 percent
International Falls Journal: Minnesota unemployment rate at 3.1 percent
Star Tribune: Fish, and fishing industry, are starved for advocates
Duluth News Tribune: Statewide View: Lignite coal can help meet carbon-free goals
Albert Lea Tribune: Survey: Bankers losing confidence in 10-state farm economy
Star Tribune: Minnesota exports hit record $23 billion in 2018
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.