Minnesota’s Economic News – W/E 8/6/21

Economic growth

Minn Post: How federal tax hikes would hurt Minnesota businesses 

Brainerd Dispatch: Reader Opinion: Helping our businesses

Minnesota Reformer: Minnesota’s economic recovery in 8 charts

Labor market

KROC: Unemployment Rate in Rochester Moved Higher in June

State and local taxes and spending

Yahoo News: Why some of Minnesota’s state tax refunds are delayed

Litchfield Independent Review: Commentary: It’s time to abolish Minnesota’s estate tax

KEYC: Changes to Mankato’s lodging tax expected to boost tourism, increase revenue

Southernminn.com: Study: Minnesota marriage penalty ‘hurts families and businesses’