Public Policy

Twin Metals Sues U.S. Government Over Mining Rights

The minerals company claims government figures are refusing to give it automatic renewal of the right to mine in an area near the Boundary Waters.

September 12, 2016

Workers march in Minneapolis to demand $15 minimum wage

Workers rallied in the Twin Cities Monday afternoon in the fight for $15 an hour. Recently, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that a proposal to raise the minimum wage would not be on the ballot in...

September 12, 2016

Paid sick time will be mandatory in St. Paul, even for tiny businesses

St. Paul is the second Minnesota city to require businesses to provide paid sick time to their workers. The city council unanimously approved an ordinance on Wednesday and Mayor Chris Coleman...

September 07, 2016

Good Jobs, Zero Bedrooms

Good Jobs, Zero Bedrooms

Employment is booming across greater Minnesota, but acute housing shortages threaten the prosperity.

August 31, 2016

STEM

Filling The STEM Pipeline

The Minnesota High Tech Association, state government and private companies are providing hundreds of paid internships to increase the high tech workforce.

August 31, 2016

MNsure

How Has Minnesota's Health Insurance Exchange Performed?

With open enrollment for 2017 just two months away, TCB looks at key numbers from the first three years of the ACA-mandated exchanges to predict where those numbers may go.

August 31, 2016

Company Confidential

Company Confidential

The new federal trade secrets law has major ramifications for intellectual property and employment disputes.

August 31, 2016

Minimum wage, police insurance won't be on the ballot in Minneapolis, court rules

Proposals to raise the minimum wage and require police to carry limited liability insurance won’t be on the ballot in Minneapolis this November. In two separate opinions released Wednesday...

August 31, 2016

Extra $18B needed to prevent 'dire' future for Minnesota's roads

$39 billion. That’s how much transportation officials predict Minnesota needs to spend on road upgrades over the next 21 years. $21 billion. That’s how much is available. That means...

August 31, 2016

St. Paul property taxes might be hiked by more than originally planned

Sorry, St. Paulites, it looks like you might have to pay a little extra property tax next year after all. Mayor Chris Coleman had proposed a 4 percent hike in property taxes earlier this month...

August 25, 2016

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