Public Policy

Trump

Death Of Medical Device Tax In Republican ACA Replacement Plan A Big Win For MN Industry

While medical device manufacturers have something to celebrate, they also have a lot of questions — about the Republican plan and the Trump administration in general.

March 07, 2017

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New Report Examines Specific Challenges And Opportunities In The East Metro

The Saint Paul Foundation prepared the report in order to give “deeper meaning” to already existing data.

March 02, 2017

Minneapolis Restaurants Call For Higher Minimum Wage To Include Tip Credit

More than 100 restaurants in the city have joined the group to call for concessions in the ordinance that's expected to arrive this summer.

February 28, 2017

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Minnesota Senate Passes Sunday Liquor Bill

Senators voted 38-28 in favor of lifting the ban on Monday afternoon, just one week after the state House also overwhelmingly voted in favor of a similar bill.

February 28, 2017

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How Minnesota’s Success Is Dependent On Immigrants

New research suggests the state leans heavily on immigrants when it comes to growth of the workforce, overall population, and the economy.

February 27, 2017

St. Paul City Council

A Taxing Question For St. Paul: How To Get Nonprofits To Pony Up?

The way St. Paul treated its tax-exempt properties got the city into its current budget problems. Now it's looking to them for a way out.

February 14, 2017

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Why Strict Limits On Immigration Could Seriously Damage Minnesota’s Economy

While the national political climate has grown hostile to immigrants, Minnesota needs them more than ever, says a U of M study.

February 09, 2017

Duluth

Duluth Task Force Mulls Impacts Of Paid Sick Leave

The northeastern Minnesota city could be the third in the state to mandate the benefit.

February 08, 2017

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Former Target Employee Rep. Erik Paulsen Is Working On A Tax Plan The Company Hates

The so-called “border adjusted tax” overhauls the way U.S. companies pay taxes by easing the tax burden on exports while making companies pay up for imports.

February 07, 2017

Money

How Much Does Minnesota Spend Subsidizing Private Business?

Subsidies are notoriously difficult to track, but here’s what we know.

February 02, 2017

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