Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 5/5/22

State and local taxes and spending

WCCO: Minnesota House passes tax bill with $3B in tax cuts, credits for low- to middle-income residents

MPR News: Unpacking tax bills as Minnesota lawmakers prepare for votes in the House today, Senate next week

CCX Media: Maple Grove lawmaker calls House tax bill ‘Disappointing’

Minn Post: What the heck is ‘worldwide combined reporting’ and why do DFLers think it can raise hundreds of millions?

Minn Post: Reform takes more than spending

Minnesota Reformer: The tax on cannabis should cover all the costs — which may be more than you think

KAAL TV: Minnesota Senate to vote on the tax bill

Pioneer Press: With a $17.5 billion surplus, MN DFLers disagree on how to raise tax revenue

Minnesota Reformer: DFL House and Senate leadership are right to be united for fairer corporate taxes

Star Tribune: Local sales tax proliferation is lousy policy

Willmar Radio: Senate to vote on tax bill with reduced rebate checks

WCCO: Minnesota Senate passes tax bill featuring $4B in cuts

Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota Senate OKs tax proposal with $4 billion in rebates, credits, cuts

KSTP: Minnesota Senate passes tax bill with Social Security cuts, one-time rebates

Minnesota Reformer: Senate DFL passes tax package

MPR News: Social Security showdown punctuates Senate tax debate

Star Tribune: Ramstad: Minnesota lawmakers go after business tax avoiders with exotic addresses

Bloomberg Tax: Minnesota Targets Corporations Shifting Profits to Tax Havens

The Kenyon Leader: DFL lawmakers aim to increase taxes on wealthy; Republicans wary of increases

Perham Focus: Minnesota House approves paid family and medical leave

Duluth News Tribune: Our View: Important perspective dampens tax-bill claims

WCCO: Minnesota House passes bill establishing state paid family and medical leave program

Minnesota Reformer: Paid family and medical leave passes Minnesota House, heads to Senate

KNSI: Minnesota House Passes Paid Family and Medical Leave Bill

Minn Post: Will Democrats approve a tax credit to ‘make a dent’ in the cost of child care? It’s a point of contention

Kare 11: Minn. House passes paid family leave bill

Willmar Radio: MN House passes Paid Family and Medical Leave bill

KTTC: Minnesota DFL tax bill could impact rest of session negotiations with Senate Republicans

Duluth News Tribune: Our View: Bring back state historic tax credit program

KNSI: Minnesota Senate Passes Omnibus Tax Bill

Wall Street Journal: Minnesota’s Global Tax Grab

Economic growth

Twin Cities Business: Clean Energy’s Impact on Minnesota’s Economy

Park Rapids Enterprise: A deeper dive into Minnesota’s business ranking

Mankato Free Press: Our View: Economic Development: City subsidies should boost community good

Minnesota Reformer: Megatrends: 10 trends that will shape Minnesota’s future

Labor force

KDHL: Rochester Area Labor Force Grew to New Record High in March