Minnesota’s Constitution imposes some important limitations on a city’s tax power. For several years, the city of St. Paul has imposed a right-of-way assessment on all property owners to fund road...Read full article
He’s wrong on several points, and unhelpful. In “Don’t believe Republicans: MNsure isn’t the problem” (Oct. 19), Gov. Mark Dayton levied a harsh attack on the truthfulness of statement...Read full article
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The Minneapolis City Council recently voted to require employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. The requirement applies to firms with six or more employees and extends to all employers with ...Read full article
In a commentary published in the Star Tribune, former Sen. Dave Durenberger and Sen. Al Franken urge Congress to pass a bipartisan health care bill sponsored by Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray....Read full post
A new report from Moody’s Analytics stress tested state budgets to assess how prepared states are for the inevitable next recession. Minnesota is one of sixteen states with enough reserves on hand...Read full post
After repeated efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare in Congress, President Trump signed an executive order today directing federal agencies to take specific steps to give Americans more and better ...Read full post
A series of public hearings started yesterday on whether there is a “need” to replace the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline that carries crude oil from Hardisty, Alberta to Superior, Wisconsin. The first...Read full post
Yesterday four Senators—Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller, and Ron Johnson—released the latest bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Like every other bill, it only partially repeals Obamac...Read full post
Peter Nelson testifies before the MN House Job Growth & Energy Affordability Committee on April 18, 2016 (at 1:07)...
Peter Nelson joins a panel of experts to examines the potential and limits for insurance coverage innovations such as private exchanges, defined contribution payments, and corporate purchaser allianc...