Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 3/15/24

State and local taxes and spending

Bloomberg: Minnesota Persists in Drive for Full Value From Corporate Taxes

KROC: The 10 Minnesota Counties With The Highest Property Taxes in 2024 

Star Tribune: Let’s revisit charitable gambling taxes in Minnesota

MPR News: St. Paul’s new one-cent sales tax starts April 1. Mayor Carter shares plans for it

Labor market

WDIO: Minnesota shows solid January job growth

KSTP: Minnesota job growth continued in January, state says

Detroit Lakes Online: Minnesota posts solid job growth in January

WDIO: Minnesota Adds Thousands of Jobs in January

KFGO: Job growth continues across Minnesota

WJON: Minnesota sees continued job growth in 2024

Voice of Alexandria: Minnesota’s unemployment rate is unchanged, labor market still tight locally

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Ramstad: U.S. immigration needs a remedy, and Minnesota’s economy could benefit if done well

KSTP: Current Economic Breakdown

KTTC: Economy expert says inflation continues to impact Rochester


Minnesota Reformer: Minneapolis Council overrides mayor’s veto of Uber and Lyft minimum rates

Axios: Uber threatens to pull out of Twin Cities metro over Minneapolis’ new driver pay ordinance

Pioneer Press: Uber, Lyft say they will pull out of Minneapolis after council overrides veto of minimum wage rule