Public Policy

2016’s Awfulness Notwithstanding, Here Are 5 Trends That Improved In Minnesota This Year

If the trends continue, 2017 could be a good year for the state.

December 30, 2016

SWLRT-70

The Six Issues That Will (Probably) Dominate The Year In Local Government

The year will start with a legislative session — and end with two big elections.

December 27, 2016

Minneapolis Gives Leg Up To Small Businesses Seeking City Contracts

The new program will help small business compete against more established companies.

December 22, 2016

Hodges

Hodges Comes Out In Support Of Higher Minimum Wage For Minneapolis

"Minneapolis is going to lead on the minimum wage, and we have to get it right," the mayor said.

December 20, 2016

Is A Sunday Sales Repeal Coming Soon?

Speaker Daudt said there seems to be enough support to end the blue law this upcoming session.

December 20, 2016

Feds Deny Twin Metals Mineral Lease Renewal

The move by the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture deals a major blow to the prospect for a copper-nickel mine on the Iron Range.

December 15, 2016

State Unemployment Rate Falls To 3.8 Percent

The state has added nearly 32,000 jobs in the last 12 months.

December 15, 2016

Emily Larson

Duluth's Next Chapter

Emily Larson is blazing her own economic development trail as Duluth’s mayor, while building on the city’s strengths.

November 28, 2016

Overtime

Staying Ahead Of Overtime

Minnesota employers are straining to comply with new overtime rules.

November 28, 2016

SEC Updates Rules For Equity Crowdfunding

Minnesota entrepreneurs could benefit from the new guidelines, which relax several restrictions and raise the cap on amounts that can be raised.

October 27, 2016

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