Executive Summary Minnesota currently has a law mandating that 25 percent of the state’s electricity come from renewable energy sources, like wind and solar, by 2025. Some lawmakers have proposed do...Read full report
Center of the American Experiment submits the following comments in response to BLM’s call for comments regarding the renewal of mineral leases pertaining to the Twin Metals Minnesota (TMM) proposed...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
A newly-released study from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) found that state-level carbon dioxide taxes and pricing schemes harm industrial competitiveness in the jurisdictions they ar...Read full post
Governor Walz recently announced he would be establishing a Governor’s Advisory Council on Climate Change that sought to bring together a diverse set of stakeholders to discuss Minnesota’s...Read full post
The purpose of taxation is not to bash the rich but to raise revenue to pay for government functions. Minnesota should repeal its estate tax....Read full post
Last night, I drove down to Rochester to testify at a hearing on the Minnesota Senate’s Clean Energy First bill. As you will see in my testimony, this proposed legislation offers several signifi...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)...