Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 7/1/22

State and local taxes and spending

CBS News: Scott Jensen seeks tax cuts to help Minnesotans cope with inflation

Willmar Radio: Jensen wants to eliminate state income tax

Voice of Alexandria: Jensen promises $5,000 tax cut for families of four

WZFG: Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Dr. Scott Jensen calls for eliminating personal income tax

Forest Lake Times: A legislative session review: funding the unemployment trust fund and frontline worker pay

Labor market

Star Tribune: Minnesota has the nation’s second-lowest jobless rate. Is that good?

KROC: Historically Low Jobless Rates Continue in Rochester Area 

KELO: Minnesota business service firms see challenges with labor availability and inflation

MPR News: Steve Grove on the latest unemployment numbers

Economic growth

The Center Square: 85% of Minnesota DEED, Federal Reserve Bank surveyed businesses say inflation will continue to rise

Finance & Commerce: Supply chain problems at home

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: What Minnesota VCs and founders are saying about the shifting investment landscape

Hometown Focus: Business service firms see challenges with labor availability, inflation