Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 7/7/23

State and local taxes and spending

Alexandria Echo Press: An Echo Press Editorial: In defense of tax increases…

Winona Post: County: Referendum on sales tax for jail next fall

Pioneer Press: Minnesota’s new $71.5 billion budget is biggest jump in state history

MPR News: U.S. Supreme Court’s property forfeiture decision spurs class-action lawsuit in Minnesota

Labor market

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: St. Paul minimum wage ordinance going into effect this weekend

WCCO: St. Paul minimum wage increase takes effect Saturday

WCCO: Minimum wage increases in St. Paul

Pioneer Press: St. Paul hikes minimum wage to $13 per hour for small-to-midsized businesses

KSTP: July brings increase in minimum wage at Twin Cities businesses

Rochester Post Bulletin: Mayo Clinic marks record-setting year for hiring in 2022, as Minnesota’s hospitals fight staff shortages

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Ramstad: Minnesota’s economy is doing better than expected, but can it last?

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Going Places: What’s behind the growth at Minnesota’s fastest-growing public companies