Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 2/18/22

State and local taxes and spending

KNSI: Lawmakers Visit St. Cloud In Renewed Push for Frontline Worker Bonus Pay

Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota senators OK $2.7B plan to replenish jobless fund, prevent tax hikes

Duluth News Tribune: Coalition once again calls for Minnesota to require paid leave

MPR News: MN Senate passes $2.7 billion bill to refill unemployment fund

The Center Square: Minnesota senators pass unemployment insurance trust fund bill

Duluth News Tribune: Our View: Make permanent Minnesota’s historic tax credit

KPVI: Tax Foundation report highlights Minnesota tax burden on businesses


Star Tribune: Survey: farm prices, equipment sales soar across 10 states

Labor market

Star Tribune: Amid labor shortage, Minnesota Chamber of Commerce spearheads effort to find untapped talent