Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 8/19/22

State and local taxes and spending

KSTP: Minnesota’s film industry welcomes 6 projects after launch of tax credit program

Mankato Free Press: Our View: Minnesota finances “above average”

Bring Me the News: What’s in Mayor Jacob Frey’s budget proposal?

InForum: Minnesota property taxes are on the rise. These maps show where and how much

MPR News: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter proposes 15% property tax levy increase in next year’s budget

Pioneer Press: St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter proposes 15% tax levy increase for 2023

Star Tribune: St. Paul mayor proposes 15% property tax levy increase for 2023

Bring Me the News: What’s in Mayor Melvin Carter’s budget proposal for St. Paul?

Economic development

Minn Post: Line 3 Replacement Project is just what Clearbook needed to thrive

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Huge liquor tab: Excessive drinking costs Minnesota $8 billion a year

Bring Me the News: Excessive drinking cost Minnesotans almost $8 billion in 2019, new study finds

Knox Radio: Study: Excessive drinking cost MN $7.85B in 2019

Kare 11: MN Department of Health explains the cost of excessive drinking

KSTP: Inflation Reduction Act to have big impact on Minnesota renewable energy industry, experts say

Twin Cities Business: Inflation Reduction Act Poised to Bolster Renewable Energy in Minnesota

Labor market

Star Tribune: Minnesota’s union membership hits 14-year high point

Winona Post: SE MN overflowing with unfilled jobs

Duluth News Tribune: Unemployment remains at record low as Minnesota adds 19,100 jobs

Star Tribune: Minnesota added 19,100 jobs in July while jobless rate remained at historic low

CBS News:

KELO: Minnesota’s unemployment rate in July remains steady at record low of 1.8%

KAALTV: Minnesota’s July unemployment rate stays at record low 1.8%

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: State’s July unemployment stays at record low of 1.8%

Fox 9: Minnesota employers add 19,100 jobs in July; mixed signals abound

KTTC: Minnesota’s unemployment rate holds at all-time low

Twin Cities Business: In July, Another Historically Low Unemployment Rate for Minnesota

KROC: Minnesota Unemployment Rate Remains at National Record Low 

KSTP: State: July unemployment rate unchanged from June