Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 5/6/22

State and local taxes and spending

KNSI: Minnesota Lawmakers Finish Deal on Unemployment, Bonuses

Star Tribune: Minnesota lawmakers finish deal on unemployment, bonuses

Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota lawmakers send multi-billion dollar unemployment insurance, worker pay deal to governor’s desk

WCCO: Gov. Walz Signs Bill To Replenish Unemployment Insurance Fund, Give Bonuses To Frontline Workers

Business North: Unemployment insurance deal reached in Minnesota

WCCO: Minnesota Legislature Reaches Deal Replenishing Jobless Claims Fund And Sending $500M To Frontline Workers

Axios: Minnesota lawmakers strike deal to avert business tax hike

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota Legislature strikes deal on pandemic pay, rolls back unemployment tax on business

MPR News: Tentative deal at Capitol on hero pay, unemployment fund

Pioneer Press: Walz signs legislative deal on unemployment trust fund, front-line worker bonuses

MPR News: Minnesota lawmakers finish deal on unemployment, bonuses

Star Tribune: 667K Minnesota workers to get pandemic ‘hero pay’ bonuses

Grand Forks Herald: Minnesota’s Unemployment Insurance and Frontline Worker bill signed into law

Kare 11: Walz signs bill to reward frontline workers, replenish unemployment insurance

Duluth News Tribune: Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz digs in on $500 rebate check plan as Legislature enters final stretch

KNSI: Governor Signs Bill Authorizing Bonuses For Frontline Workers

MPR News: Table is set for end-of-session debate over tax cuts

KTOE: MN House Democrats pass tax cut bill, Republicans say doesn’t go far enough

Litchfield Independent Review: Commentary: Senate bill isn’t a ‘tax cut for the rich’

The Timberjay: Minnesota’s frontline workers to be eligible for bonus checks

Winona Post: County pitches jail sales tax in St. Paul

Economic growth

KPVI: CEOs report: Minnesota 10th worst for business but showing improvements

Star Tribune: Thinking of starting a business in Minnesota? Here’s what you should know


Voice of Alexandria: Farm economy across the state reportedly “shrouded in uncertainty”