Public Policy


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


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

Second Ave Food Trucks

Does Minneapolis Have Too Many—Or Too Few—Rules Governing Food Trucks?

Some downtown building owners think Minneapolis should tighten regulations, while food truck operators think the city should give them more freedom.

August 23, 2016

Minimum Wage

Judge Says Minneapolis Can Vote On $15 Minimum Wage

Minneapolis City Council had blocked the initiative from reaching the ballot earlier this month.

August 22, 2016

MN driver's licenses now aren't enough to get into some military bases

A regular Minnesota driver’s license will no longer grant access to several Department of Defense installations, the Minnesota National Guard announced. The standard state-issued ID cards are...

August 19, 2016

MN starts new adult education program for American Indians

Minnesota is putting $880,000 into a new project to help members of the state’s Ojibwe bands get degrees and start job training. Tribal leaders joined Gov. Mark Dayton in Bemidji Wednesday to...

August 17, 2016

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