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
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
The Star Tribune just published its own incredibly embarrassing “Dewey Defeats Truman” headline. Yesterday, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued an order in the ongoing dispute over Governor Mark ...Read full post
St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman proposed a budget that dramatically reduces road maintenance fees and raises property taxes by an equally dramatic 23.9 percent. The fee reduction and property tax incre...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...