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
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
Premiums have stabilized in the individual market, thanks to a $542 million subsidy, but legislators still have more work to do. This op-ed originally appeared in the Star Tribune on August 4, 2017 Th...Read full post
Rep. Tom Emmer is stepping up efforts to stop an 11th hour action by the Obama administration to severely curtail mining in northern Minnesota. He outlined what’s at stake for Minnesota’s econom...Read full post
Minnesota is one of 18 states and the District of Columbia that levy either an estate or inheritance tax, often called death taxes. Among these states, a new report by the Tax Foundation shows Minne...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...