Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 3/29/24

Labor market

Pioneer Press: Minnesota private sector loses 1,600 jobs in February, unemployment steady at 2.7%

KNSI: Minnesota Ekes Out February Job Gain

Willmar Radio: Minnesota unemployment rate holds steady at 2.7% in February

KIMT 3: Jobless rate remains steady in Minnesota

KROC: Rochester area job market is Minnesota’s strongest

KDAL: Minnesota Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

Finance & Commerce: Small businesses are struggling despite resilient labor market

Finance & Commerce: Minnesota unemployment holds steady

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Ramstad: Stop hindering yourself, Minnesota. Let the economy grow

Star Tribune: The inflation rate might be steadying, but the value of Minnesota exports are down

State and local taxes and spending

WDAY: MN State Revenues up largely due to sales and franchise taxes, despite dip to income tax collections

KROC: Minnesota Tax Revenues Exceed Brand New Projections in February 

Star Tribune: Report says tax breaks for Minnesota hospitals, including Mayo, outweigh community benefit