Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 8/26/22

Economic development

The Center Square: $4.3M Minnesota taxpayer subsidies expected to create 321 jobs

Minn Post: Officials estimate ‘remarkable’ $650 million for Minnesota broadband from infrastructure bill

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: MN touts $4.3 million in grants for 5 business expansions in Minnesota

Finance & Commerce: $4.3 million DEED funds to create 300 jobs

Labor market

KIMT 3: MN DEED July jobs report shows uneven unemployment rates for different racial groups

Voice of Alexandria: Job growth not keeping up with inflation

KIMT 3: Minnesota’s July jobs report shows low unemployment, slowing labor force growth

Pioneer Press: Unemployment remains at record low in MN as state adds 19,100 jobs in July

Voice of Alexandria: State of Minnesota adds 19,000 jobs in July

KFGO: Minnesota’s unemployment numbers lowest in nation

KTOE: WalletHub: Minnesota Has Best Unemployment Recovery In The U.S.

Voice of Alexandria: Minnesota recovers faster than any state when it comes to employment

Grand Forks Herald: Report offers ways for Minnesota’s meat processors to replenish diminished workforce

State and local taxes and spending

MPR News: As surplus sits, governor candidates diverge on taxes

Economic growth

CBS News: Conventions boosting downtown Minneapolis economy, but there’s still plenty of room for growth