Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 10/13/23

State and local taxes and spending

Albert Lea Tribune: Senate Report: Government must be more thoughtful when spending the people’s money

Star Tribune: St. Paul’s sales tax: Minnesota Miracle 2.0?

Star Tribune: New sales tax this month seen as game-changer for transit service in Twin Cities

InForum: Dilworth looks to curtail 2024 budget after capping nearly 12% tax levy increase

Twin Cities Business: Twin Cities Area Businesses Brace for 1% Sales Tax Hike

The Center Square: Report: Minnesota’s finances 14th nationwide

Labor market

Star Tribune: Strong job growth in U.S. will likely extend to Minnesota

Voice of Alexandria: Tom Still: Can’t find enough workers? More manufacturers turn to tech for answers

Star Tribune: The U.S. labor market is still growing. What does that mean for Minnesota workers?

Economic growth

Minn Post: Minnesota economy remains on stable, solid ground with projections for marginal growth