Economic growth continues to lag Executive Summary How is Minnesota performing in terms of economic growth? How is it likely to perform in the future? The picture that emerges is concerning. We find t...Read full report
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
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
Last session, the Minnesota legislature considered passing legislation called Clean Energy First (CEF). This bill, as the name suggests, would mandate utility companies in Minnesota to prioritize ren...Read full post
Next week, the State Senate will be considering the ECO Act, which would make changes to Minnesota’s energy efficiency program, which is called the Conservation Improvement Program, or CIP. Ther...Read full post
Standing on the banks of the Mississippi River in Cohasset, Minnesota, the Boswell Energy Center is the most productive, lowest-cost source of electricity in the entire state. Because Minnesota’s mi...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)...