Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 9/23/22

State and local taxes and spending

Pioneer Press: Study: Minnesota missing out on up to $46M in revenue by not taxing newly legal THC edibles

Minn Post: State could be missing out on $46 million in THC revenue

Rochester Post Bulletin: Council sets maximum tax revenue for 2023, with potential 6.85% increase

KROC: Rochester City Council Considering 6.85% Property Tax Levy Hike

Star Tribune: Tax board members raise concerns about impact of property tax increase on Minneapolis’ North Side

Detroit Lakes Online: Becker County sets preliminary 5.5% levy hike for next year

Duluth News Tribune: Duluth School District eyes maximum property tax levy

Star Tribune: St. Paul City Council approves 15.34% maximum property tax levy increase

CCX Media: Golden Valley approves preliminary 11.3% tax levy hike

Patriot News: BL City Council sets preliminary tax levy

Rochester Post Bulletin: Despite proposed levy increase, Stewartville aims to reduce taxpayers’ burdens

Monticello Times: Wright County sets preliminary levy with 3.9% increase

Labor market

Star Tribune: Minnesota expands push to help people with disabilities find jobs and to phase out subminimum wages

New Ulm Journal: State’s August jobs report shows pause in growth

KTOE: Minnesota Has One Of The Lowest Resignation Rates

The Center Square: Minnesota has fourth-lowest job resignation rate

Star Tribune: Rochester unemployment stagnant as seasonal work ends

Economic development

Owatonna People’s Press: Chamber Growth Breakfast returns, discusses state of economy

Labor market

Fox 21: Minnesota Jobless Rate Edges Up To 1.9% In August, Still Near Record Low

MPR News: Minnesota’s unemployment rate increases slightly, but Minn. officials say hiring is still strong

KBJR 6: Minnesota down 3,100 jobs in August, unemployment rate at 1.9%

Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal: Minnesota August unemployment ticks up, but it’s still below 2%

Fox 9: Minnesota jobless rate edges up to 1.9% in August, still near record low

InForum: Minnesota down 3,100 jobs in August, unemployment rate at 1.9%

Star Tribune: Minnesota lost 3,100 jobs in August while jobless rate remains near historic low

CBS News: Minnesota sees pause in job growth after recent all-time low unemployment rate

KNSI: Minnesota Businesses Cut Payrolls by 5,900 In August

KSTP: Minnesota’s job growth stopped in August, latest report shows

Star Tribune: Rock County has Minnesota’s lowest unemployment. What’s its secret?

Economic growth

Star Tribune: Minnesota Poll: Half of Minnesotans say rising prices are minor financial stress