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R.T. Rybak To Lead The Minneapolis Foundation

The former Minneapolis mayor previously worked with the organization during his time in office.

May 03, 2016

QEI

Is Minnesota Headed For An Economic Downturn?

Minnesota’s business leaders plan to scale back growth for the third consecutive quarter.

April 29, 2016

Minneapolis Passes $33M Package For Parks, Street Infrastructure

Meanwhile, state officials are also debating how much to spend on transportation repairs and construction.

April 29, 2016

Gov. Dayton: Audit will look at state government's workforce diversity

Gov. Mark Dayton has announced a first-of-its-kind audit that will look at the state government’s workplace diversity – and how to make it better. The independent review aims to make sure the...

April 28, 2016

Weak GDP Numbers Reflect Earlier Survey Findings

TCB's February report on economic activity throughout the state found a similar pullback in investment and growth.

April 28, 2016

House passes bill for rural internet, parks, disparities – but DFL says more needed

The Minnesota House passed a major omnibus bill Wednesday that addresses funding for everything from broadband internet to the avian flu. Three omnibus bills dealing with agriculture, the...

April 28, 2016

Bosses asked me to profile Somali community members, airport security official says

A top-ranking security official at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport told U.S. lawmakers this week that he was asked to target Somali travelers. “On April 8, 2016 my supervisors...

April 28, 2016

Anoka Ramsey

Could State Skills Program Benefit Minority-Owned Businesses?

Though the MJSP has awarded millions in grants over the years, some say the state could do much more to make sure minority-owned businesses are taking advantage of such opportunities.

April 26, 2016

Dayton Hires Equity Veteran To Tackle State’s Economic Disparities

Karen Francois previously served in a similar department at the City of Minneapolis.

April 21, 2016

After Panama Papers scandal, MN lawmaker proposes closing loopholes here

A Minnesota lawmaker is targeting tax maneuvers in the wake of the Panama Papers scandal. Rep. Frank Hornstein proposed a bill that would close loopholes he says some Minnesota companies use to...

April 18, 2016

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