Minnesota’s Economic News — W/E 9/8/23

State and local taxes and spending

Star Tribune: Ramsey County proposing 6.75% property tax levy hike as part of 2024-25 budget plan

MPR News: Filmmakers see expanded Minnesota tax credits as opportunity to grow talent pool

Axios: Here’s what St. Paul’s proposed sales tax hike would pay for

Economic growth

Kanabec County Times: Population growing in Central Minnesota

Twin Cities Business: 30 Thoughts on Building Business in Minnesota

Star Tribune: Readers scoff at rosy economic perceptions, ponder University of Minnesota hospital’s future

MPR News: Why Duluth’s ‘craft economy’ is booming

Labor market

Voice of Alexandria: 14.3% Of Minnesota Workers Are Union Members, 9th Most in the U.S.


Bloomberg Tax: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Minimum Wages Rising to $15.57 in 2024

KSTP: Minneapolis City Council vote fails to override Frey’s veto of rideshare protection plan