The return of the ‘Misery Index’
The United States is currently experiencing its fastest rate of inflation, year over year, since mid-1982. Those of you who are old enough to remember that might also remember the…
State and local taxes
Star Tribune: Why does Minnesota tax Social Security benefits?
Duluth News Tribune: GOP’s View: Can’t find common ground with the DFL’s reckless taxing, spending
Bismarck Tribune: Tax burdens divide country’s political parties
Duluth News Tribune: Commissioner’s View: Walz’s plan will keep lights on for Minnesotans — and then some
Pioneer Press: Steve Grove: It’s time for Minnesota to invest in innovation
Duluth News Tribune: President Trump extols Minnesota economy during visit
Litchfield Independent Review: Column: Booming economy means strong support for Minnesota small businesses, job creation
Star Tribune: Job growth has stalled in Minnesota
Pioneer Press: Minnesota adds 1,300 jobs in March; unemployment rate rises
Redwood Falls Gazette: SW Minnesota Private Industry Council addresses area labor needs
Faribault Daily News: Minnesota adds 1,300 Jobs in March, unemployment at 3.2%
Winona Daily News: Bankers survey: March floods in Midwest hitting farmers hard
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.