Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 6/9/23

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Job market remains resilient, despite layoffs, leaving Minnesota planners scratching their heads

Duluth News Tribune: Our View: Ensure Minnesota businesses grow in Minnesota

MPR News: Downtown St. Paul businesses see tough times, post-pandemic

Twin Cities Business: Minnesota Now Has 15 Fortune 500 Companies

State and local taxes and spending

Alexandria Echo Press: Letter: DFL gives us a measly $260 while increasing the budget, fees and taxes

Duluth News Tribune: Reader’s View: Property-tax relief can follow Duluth’s success

Star Tribune: What three of the Minnesota Legislature’s biggest income tax changes mean for taxpayers

Minn Post: See which Minnesota cities and counties won permission to put sales tax increases on the ballot

Star Tribune: Higher daily expense payments, salaries on tap for Minnesota legislators

Labor market

WCCO: Minnesota hoping to fill 45,000 open health care jobs to prevent crisis

KXRA: Hourly school workers in Minnesota can qualify for unemployment insurance

Minnesota Reformer: The wrong veto, for the wrong reasons

KIMT 3: MN’s push to fill tens of thousands of healthcare jobs


Star Tribune: Minnesota’s export growth slowed in first months of 2023 but still surpassed nation’s

Valley News Live: Governor Walz announces Minnesota’s first quarter exports outpace national growth

KEYC: Governor Walz announces Minnesota’s first quarter exports outpace national growth

Southern Minnesota News: Minnesota’s 1st Quarter Exports Outpace National Growth

Fergus Now: Minnesota Exports Increase 9% to $6.6 Billion in 1st Quarter

Willmar Radio: Minnesota led the nation in new unemployment claims in late May