Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 11/10/23

State and local taxes and spending

WCCO: St. Paul voters to weigh in on sales tax increase to fix roads

Kare 11: St. Paul voters weigh sales tax for roads, parks

Star Tribune: Sales taxes will be on the ballot in Edina, Bloomington, Golden Valley and Mounds View

Pioneer Press: Jane Prince: St. Paul’s sales-tax initiative? It’s bait and switch

Pioneer Press: Blons, Bates: St. Paul sales tax paves the way to a better future for all of us

Star Tribune: In Mounds View, a stir over how much the 1.5% proposed sales tax on the ballot would cost residents

Rochester Post Bulletin: Will Mayo Clinic pay city sales tax on its big expansion?

Fox 9: Voters approve, extend tax increases in several Minnesota cities

Kare 11: Taxing trend: More Minnesota voters are approving sales tax increases to pay for projects

KSTP: Sales taxes are going up in a handful of Minnesota cities

WCCO: St. Paul voters overwhelmingly approve sales tax increase for road repair, parks

KSTP: Sales tax increase passes in St. Paul, all-female city council expected

Minn Post: St. Paul voters pass sales tax hike

Pioneer Press: St. Paul voters approve sales tax hike to pay for 24 road rebuilds, parks

Star Tribune: St. Paul voters pass sales tax hike to improve streets, parks

Star Tribune: Where St. Paul voters supported — and didn’t — the 1% sales tax hike that passed on Election Day

Economic growth

Minnesota Reformer: The risks — and opportunities — of Minnesota’s aging population

Labor market

Star Tribune: Sweet sorrow: A tight labor market hits Minnesota right in the caramel apple