Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 12/23/22

State and local taxes and spending

MPR News: Cities, counties head back to Capitol, sales tax wish lists in hand

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota’s corporate tax rate limiting economic growth, MN Chamber report says

Alexandria Echo Press: Letter: Legislators should refund Minnesota’s surplus to taxpayers

Star Tribune: Duluth sets 2023 property tax levy increase

Mankato Free Press: Blue Earth County approves 6% levy increase

Duluth News Tribune: Duluth school district OKs 2% tax levy hike

Alexandria Echo Press: Alexandria School District sets levy at $17.76 million, an increase of about 9.4%

Wadena Pioneer Journal: Taxes, child care and housing shortages on minds at legislative meet and greet

Park Rapids Enterprise: Park Rapids Schools raise property tax levy by 17%

Detroit Lakes Online: Detroit Lakes hikes tax levy by 9.9%

Moose Lake Star Gazette: Residents concerned over rising taxes

Patriot News: County approves 6.49% levy increase for 2023

Labor market

Willmar Radio: Minnesota’s November Jobless Rate Ticks Up As 68-Hundred Jobs Added

Voice of Alexandria: DEED says that the jobless rate ticked up slightly

Star Tribune: There’s still a hiring frenzy in Minnesota, but will it last in 2023?

Star Tribune: Historically low unemployment continues in greater Minnesota cities in November

Economic development

The Center Square: Minnesota economist: Broadband grants ought to generate a return on investment