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
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their much-anticipated fiscal analysis of the House bill to repeal and replace Obamacare yesterday. The two headline data points show that the bill wou...Read full post
The House and Senate agreed to over $1 billion dollars in tax cuts last week, much of it focused on the middle class. The largest chunk—nearly $220 million—went to cut taxes on social security i...Read full post
Saving the individual health insurance market from imploding under the weight of Obamacare regulations topped the Legislature’s list of to-dos this year. In January, a bipartisan bill passed to pr...Read full post
The Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail Commission (MIPRC) recently surveyed students, faculty, and staff at three Winona-area colleges and universities on their usage and views of Amtrak passenger rail...Read full post
After a couple of false starts, Republicans in the U.S. House passed a bill to follow through on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. Getting this bill passed was a critical first step in sa...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...