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
Everyone knows the economy of northern Minnesota has been up and down in recent years. But most Minnesotans assume the state’s economy as a whole is doing very well. Unfortunately, a new, comprehens...Read full article
Some renewable energy advocacy groups claim that Minnesota should aspire to have cheaper and cleaner electricity by using more wind and solar. Of course, this logic makes no sense because wind and sol...Read full post
Today marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, when more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, ...Read full post
According to new information provided by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), monthly residential electric bills in Minnesota reached record highs in 2018, exceeding $103 per month for the fir...Read full post
The failed wind turbine next to the St. Cloud VA hospital will finally be dismantled this summer after sitting idle since 2012. Now that the fate of this boondoggle is sealed, let's look at how the fi...Read full post
On Monday the Minnesota Court of Appeals stated an environmental review of Enbridge’s controversial Line 3 oil pipeline was “inadequate” because it did not consider the effects of an oil spill i...Read full post
Twin Cities Business Wealth Migration Webinar (3.24.16) features CAE’s VP & Senior Policy Fellow Peter Nelson and TCB’s Editor Dale Kurscher...
Minnesota’s economy isn’t performing well, but with different policies, Minnesota can do better....