Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 2/23/24
Economic growth KFGO: U of M study shows ethanol generated $6.6 billion in economic activity in Minnesota Star Tribune: Chris Farrell: Productivity growth has led to our economic growth Minnesota…
The Center Square: Minnesota liquor taxes fourteenth-highest in nation
Pioneer Press: MN is awash in cash at the moment — but is it hoarding?
Star Tribune: Minnesota lawmakers to hand out nearly $1B in tax cuts
Southernminn.com: Minnesota Senate approves jobs, agriculture bill
Twin Cities Business: The Mysterious Lost Workers
Willmar Radio: Minnesota unemployment rate drops to 4%
Star Tribune: Community colleges key to addressing labor shortage
The Minnesota Daily: Minneapolis minimum wage set to increase in July
Owatonna People’s Press: The mysterious lost workers: What’s driving the shortage?
Stillwater Gazette: State legislature should invest in tourism industry
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: New report details economic clout of immigrants, refugees in Minnesota
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.
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