Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 7/19/19
State and local taxes and spending
International Falls Journal: How much would recreational marijuana be worth to Minnesota?
Winona Post: Road-funding sales tax may continue
Bemidji Pioneer: NTC sees expanded scholarship program as key recruiting tool
Fairmont Sentinel: Minnesota touts more hiring of veterans
Star Tribune: Minnesota’s job market swings back, adds 3,300 jobs
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota gained 3,300 jobs in June, unemployment steady; here’s who’s hiring and firing
Reading Eagle: Minnesota bets fiscal future on osteopathic medical school
Duluth News Tribune: Local View: Anti-mining groups fear losing control
Business North: Range communities increase efforts to boost tourism
Finance & Commerce: Minnesota’s startup ecosystem
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minneapolis Federal Reserve and DEED find local professional service firms upbeat about 2020
Winona Daily News: Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.