Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 10/28/22

State and local taxes and spending

Duluth News Tribune: Our View / Endorsement: Timing terrible to ask for tax increase for parks

Star Tribune: GOP’s Scott Jensen proposed ending Minnesota income tax. But how to pay for it?

Duluth News Tribune: Local View: Tax-bill failure in St. Paul could prove pricey up north

The Center Square: Report: Minnesota has the sixth worst business tax climate

Star Tribune: Inflation, building projects weigh on local governments as 2023 property tax levies prepared

Labor market

Mankato Free Press: Local job numbers up; manufacturing up 7.8%

Fox 9: Fact Check: Is Minnesota’s job growth outpacing the nation?

Fillmore County Journal: August Jobs Report Shows Pause in Growth Unemployment rate remains below 2%

Digital Journal: Looking for a job? Minnesota tops updated U.S. employment chart

Star Tribune: Unemployment shrinks in Rochester in September

Finance & Commerce: For disabled workers, a tight labor market opens doors

Economic development

Star Tribune: Minnesota launches $100 million effort to help new small businesses