Minnesota’s economic news, w/e 4/17/20
Duluth News Tribune: Here are the top 10 occupations in Minnesota hiring amid the coronavirus pandemic
Grand Rapids Herald Review: MN issues first $600 CARES Act payments
St. Cloud Times: Coronavirus in Minnesota: When will unemployment funds run out?
Brainerd Dispatch: Some local businesses remain open under vague guidelines of closure order
Rochester Post Bulletin: Mayo says it has capacity to deliver testing needed to reopen the economy
Hibbing Daily Tribune: Iron ships sail into economic storm
Brainerd Dispatch: Experts encourage small businesses to pursue CARES Act resources
State and local taxes and spending
International Falls Journal: Grace period on sales, use tax payments
Owatonna People’s Press: Steele County weighing its options on property tax relief
Bloomberg Tax: Minnesota Health Care Providers Granted Tax Relief
Austin Daily Herald: Commissioners approve resolution to push back county property tax penalties
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.