Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 2/23/24
Economic growth KFGO: U of M study shows ethanol generated $6.6 billion in economic activity in Minnesota Star Tribune: Chris Farrell: Productivity growth has led to our economic growth Minnesota…
Federal, state, and local taxes
Wahepton Daily News: State Auditor releases 2017 Minnesota City Finances Report
Duluth News Tribune: Health care, tax hike debates to headline 2019 Minnesota legislative session
Hastings Star Gazette: Letter: Does surplus in this budget, mean a repeat in another year?
Rochester Post Bulletin: Survey suggests improving business conditions in Midwest
Rochester Post Bulletin: Midwest economy: December state-by-state glance
Star Tribune: Midwest manufacturing grows despite trade setbacks
Mankato Free Press: Threats rising on the regional economy
Bemidji Pioneer: Uncommon unemployment: State, county unemployment rates on decline
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.
Yesterday, a Twitter (X) account caught my eye, going by the handle of Minnesota Department of Human Services Employees, @Minnesota_DHS. It only has 34 followers, but makes the following claim…
Several news organizations have identified the man who shot and killed two police officers and a firefighter yesterday in Burnsville as 38-year-old Shannon Cortez Gooden. One of Gooden’s children called…
Yesterday, I wrote about a bill being pushed by three DFL Senators — McEwen, Seeberger, and Hoffman — which would erect a costly regulatory apparatus to govern who could buy, sell, or use…
There continues to be a great deal of effort by the media and political leadership in Minneapolis to either suggest crime is down or dismiss it by focusing on issues…