Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 2/28/20
Duluth News Tribune: Local View Column: Tourism industry gets it wrong on copper-nickel mining
Austin Daily Herald: Largest business group supports policies to make Minnesota more competitive
Albert Lea Tribune: Historic rehabilitation tax credit generates economic activity, job growth
Mesabi Daily News: Collective strength at foundation of Minnesota’s economy
State and local taxes and spending
Alexandria Echo Press: Minnesota Capitol Notebook: More politicking and a call to give back $1.3 billion surplus
Wahepton Daily News: How will Minnesota legislators decide to spend the budget surplus?
The Darien Times: Minnesota’s budget surplus tops $1.5B despite coronavirus
Brainerd Dispatch: New training tool helps unemployed job seekers grow networking skills
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: In ranking of big metros, Minneapolis ranks dead last for job growth
Rochester Post Bulletin: Biofuels, buffer tax exemption are top priorities for Minnesota Corn Growers Association
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.