Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 12/8/23
State and local taxes and spending Duluth News Tribune: Councilor’s View: Land-value tax could mean fairer taxation for Duluth Park Rapids Enterprise: Park Rapids cuts levy from 33% increase to…
State and local taxes and spending
International Falls Journal: How much would recreational marijuana be worth to Minnesota?
Winona Post: Road-funding sales tax may continue
Bemidji Pioneer: NTC sees expanded scholarship program as key recruiting tool
Fairmont Sentinel: Minnesota touts more hiring of veterans
Star Tribune: Minnesota’s job market swings back, adds 3,300 jobs
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota gained 3,300 jobs in June, unemployment steady; here’s who’s hiring and firing
Reading Eagle: Minnesota bets fiscal future on osteopathic medical school
Duluth News Tribune: Local View: Anti-mining groups fear losing control
Business North: Range communities increase efforts to boost tourism
Finance & Commerce: Minnesota’s startup ecosystem
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minneapolis Federal Reserve and DEED find local professional service firms upbeat about 2020
Winona Daily News: Bankers: Trade war having negative effect on rural economies
John Phelan is an economist at the Center of the American Experiment.
Last summer, we went all over the state with our Off the Cliff tour. In it, we reviewed what had happened in the last legislative session in St. Paul. Among…
When lawmakers legalized marijuana last session, they also set aside tens of millions of tax dollars to subsidize the marijuana industry. The bill that legalized marijuana, HF 100, instructed the…
But you already knew that. Although he has not yet been charged in the Thanksgiving-eve fatal stabbing at an Edina bus stop, KSTP-5 has named the 32-year-old suspect in the…
Evan Ramstad at the Star Tribune wrote a great story highlighting the multitude of entirely foreseeable potholes that electric buses are hitting in towns across Minnesota. The piece is solid…
The legislature appropriates more money, the unions grab it for salaries, the school board cuts middle school band, and everyone blames the legislature for underfunding. Rinse and repeat.