FOREWORD Laura Bloomberg, Ph.D. Dean Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota Fifty years ago, and just shortly before his assassination, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King launched ...Read full report
Executive Summary Minnesota’s unique geology makes the state a treasure trove of mineral resources. In 2017, Minnesota mined $3.18 billion in metals and minerals primarily iron ore, sand and gravel,...Read full report
Edina’s expensive foray into feel-good environmental projects is a case in point. Sunday’s front page featured a story about how Edina and other suburban communities are installing solar proje...Read full article
It draws on research funded by same unions pushing for hike. If a new economic report commissioned by the city of Minneapolis is to be believed, a proposed $15 minimum wage in the city will bring mo...Read full article
Solar advocates often emphasize the fact that the cost of solar panels has fallen about 80 percent in the last ten years, and use this cost decline to project even steeper cost declines in the future....Read full post
Improved productivity is the main source of per capita income growth. The two main drivers of that are education and Research & Development. Our state performs below average in both. This does not bod...Read full post
Minnesota’s taxes and regulations are hurting small businesses. Minnesota can do better!...
Peter Nelson testifies before the MN House Job Growth & Energy Affordability Committee on April 18, 2016 (at 1:07)...