Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 6/21/24

State and local taxes and spending

The Globe: Jackson County plans referendum seeking 1% local sales tax

KRFO: Rochester School Board Approves Hundreds of Millions in Spending 

Labor market

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: The immigrant population of the Ninth District has grown: What does it mean for the labor force?

Star Tribune: If you’re not too picky, there are still plenty of summer jobs for the taking in the Twin Cities

Winona Post: Job openings decline in MN; labor market remains tight

St Cloud Live: St. Cloud labor force growing slowly

Fox 9: St. Paul minimum wage increase for small biz goes into effect next month

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Minnesota needs to work on its slow growth future now. Just ask South Korea