Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 1/14/22

State and local taxes and spending

Austin Daily Herald: Sen. Gene Dornink: Working with a budget surplus

Fergus Falls Daily Journal: County taxes reflect support of residents

The Center Square: Legislators: Minnesota will prioritize addressing businesses’ unemployment insurance debts in upcoming session

Twin Cities Business: Minnesota Tax Collections Continue to Outpace Forecast

Labor market

Hometown Focus: Multiple agencies addressing workforce shortage

Inforum: Letter: Minnesota should join the national Nurse Licensure Compact

Axios: Mapped: Minimum wage increases in Minnesota

St. Cloud Times: In the mire of a tight labor market, employers are considering how to keep employees, too

Economic growth

Finance & Commerce: Minnesota and global supply

Duluth News Tribune: Duluth’s tourism industry faces continued pandemic challenges


Pioneer Press: Minnesota exports continue rebound, grew 19 percent in 3rd quarter

KELO: Minnesota exports continue to grow: Up 19% in third quarter 2021

KTOE: State officials “bullish” on global economy as MN exports bounce back