On September 20, 2016 the Center hosted a Dialogue on the Minimum Wage with Minnesota Senator John Marty, Dan McElroy of Hospitality Minnesota, and Dr. Mark Perry, an economics professor at the Univer...Read full report
That is the title of the report by Dr. Joseph Kennedy that the Center released this morning. The report promises to spark a vitally important debate on the future of Minnesota’s economy. Is Minn...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
Less government, more freedom is good for rural and urban Minnesota. This op-ed appeared in the Star Tribune March 20, 2017. In “Bridging our city mouse/country mouse divide” (March 5), Dane Smith...Read full post
There’s a “yuge” public meeting in Duluth tomorrow on the planned Twin Metals copper mine being held up by a last-minute Obama administration preemptive regulatory strike. Hundreds o...Read full post
We are hearing the call for more immigration every day in Minnesota as employers struggle to find good employees around the state. And it’s more like an alarm since the President called a “time ou...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)...