Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 4/15/22

State and local taxes and spending

Minn Post: It’s tax time: How about a flat one here?

Albert Lea Tribune: Senate Report: State Legislature needs to focus on meaningful tax relief 

Owatonna People’s Press: Minnesota Senate passes tax cut bill

Duluth News Tribune: With billions unspent, Minnesota lawmakers race the clock to decide top needs

Willmar Radio: Lawmakers begin Easter break with disagreement over tax cuts

Pioneer Press: Minnesota got $73 billion in pandemic aid. Where did it go?

Park Rapids Enterprise: Minnesota Senate passes meaningful tax cut bill

KTOE: MN Legislature on spring break but tax cut debate continues

Minn Post: Is bipartisan compromise possible in a pivotal election year? The Minnesota Legislature has five weeks to find out

Albert Lea Tribune: My Point of View: Proposed tax relief is a no-brainer for Minnesotans

Minnesota News Network: Governor in Moorhead, touting “Walz Checks”

KSTP: KSTP/SurveyUSA: Minnesotans want budget surplus back

Economic development

Minn Post: Clean energy is Minnesota’s answer to cheaper, more resilient and secure energy

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Foreign shipping adds to supply chain woes

Labor market

Star Tribune: New Minnesota program hopes to close skills gap in IT for people of color

MPR News: Are the skilled trades making a comeback?