Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 6/30/23

State and local taxes and spending

Twin Cities Business: Paying Your Fair Share!

KSTP: Question on St. Paul ballot will ask for sales tax increase to fund road, bridge maintenance

MPR News: Minnesota state government unions say they have deals for big raises

Minn Post: DFL legislators quietly took Legislature out of the process for approving state worker contracts

KROC: State revenues missed target in May

KVRR: Minnesota cannabis tax goes into effect July 1

WCCO: Debt for U.S. Bank Stadium paid off decades early, but Minneapolis taxpayers not off hook yet

Hometown Focus: Area counties to benefit from $9 million revenue boost

Aitkin Age: Northern Minnesota counties benefit from legislative revenue boost

Economic growth

Minnesota Reformer: Wage growth remains high, jobs are steady and inflation is falling so why are people worried?

Star Tribune: Taylor Swift fans delivered Minneapolis an economic boost to rival Super Bowl, Final Four

Labor market

Knox Radio: Business News: Unemployment…rent vs ownership & lab grown meat

Economic development

Minn Post: Inclusion as a catalyst to Minnesota’s economic growth

Star Tribune: Minnesota’s future must make room for mining

Mesabi Tribune: Building Momentum for Minnesota Mining