Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 1/6/22

State and local taxes and spending

Duluth News Tribune: State Senator’s View: With so many challenges, now is the time to invest in one another

Grand Forks Herald: Surplus, Social Security tax are top priorities for northwest Minnesota lawmakers in 2023 legislative session

Pioneer Press: Letters: Higher taxes that disproportionately affect the poor in St. Paul

Rochester Post Bulletin: 2023 Look Ahead: Rochester sales-tax extension set to return to Legislature

Star Tribune: Eyeing surplus, Minnesota college students, administrators plan to ask lawmakers for financial relief

MPR News: Mini-tax bill moves fast at Capitol, but big breaks will wait

Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s View: Give surplus back to Minnesota taxpayers

Pioneer Press: St. Paul City Council seeks 1 percent increase to city sales tax

Star Tribune: More answers needed on St. Paul sales tax

Minnesota Reformer: Codifying abortion access, paid family leave, child care tax credits among DFL legislative priorities

The Center Square: Minnesota DFL announces session priorities including paid family leave, clean energy

InForum: Mini-tax bill moves fast at Minn. Capitol, but big breaks will wait

Star Tribune: Collecting taxes, Minnesota steals assets of the vulnerable

KSTP: With St. Paul City Council approval, 1% sales tax proposal can move to state lawmakers

Labor market

Star Tribune: Minnesota heads into 2023 with low unemployment, workforce challenge

Kare 11: Minnesota’s shrinking workforce could prove to be biggest challenge (and opportunity) of 2023

Kare 11: State of the economy heading into 2023

Twin Cities Business: The Meter: Did Minnesotans Really Resign En Masse?

KTOE: Minnesota Sees 14th Consecutive Month of Job Growth

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Twin Cities added jobs at faster rate in 2022 than national average

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Will Minnesotans be able to stay rich without growth?

Star Tribune: For second Walz term, state’s economy is fragile

KTOE: Economic Outlook Not So Bright