Public Policy

IRRRB

Secrecy and Subsidies

Behind the state's deal to bring new jobs to Hoyt Lakes.

July 29, 2016

QEI

Minnesota Businesses Prepare To Batten Down The Hatches

After cutting back on R&D and capital expenditures in recent quarters, Minnesota businesses are bracing for reductions in overall production, revenue and operating profits.

July 29, 2016

Minimum Wage

Who Earns The Minimum Wage In Minnesota?

As the minimum wage gets its third annual increase, how many people still actually earn it?

July 29, 2016

Here's why Minnesota's construction projects will soon cost you less

Minnesota’s bond rating got an upgrade Thursday, which means taxpayer costs for state building projects are headed downward. Fitch Ratings, one of the country’s three main credit rating...

July 28, 2016

RippedDollar_70

Report: White Workers In MN Earn Thousands More Than Other Racial Groups

Asian and white Minnesotans were also found to be 15 percent more likely to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher than American Indians and African Americans.

July 28, 2016

FordPlantSite-70

What's Going On With Redevelopment Of St. Paul's Ford Plant Site?

Most of the plans and studies are complete. An environmental study has concluded that a cleanup is possible and affordable. And Ford is finally prepared to lay out a more firm timetable for redevelopment.

July 14, 2016

OneHealth-70

Four Minnesota Agencies Form Partnership To Improve Antibiotic Usage

An estimated 23,000 Americans die each year due to bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotics.

July 06, 2016

Fight For 15

Paid Leave Rules And A Higher Minimum Wage Are Popular In Minneapolis - But Are They Legal?

Minnesota doesn't have a law explicitly preventing cities from enacting their own wage and benefit ordinances, but that doesn't mean it's clear that doing so is legal.

July 05, 2016

Eyelash extensions, raffles and racetrack gambling among MN's new laws

People who apply eyelash extensions as part of their job will require licenses starting Friday, one of the new laws that will come into effect in Minnesota on July 1. A list of laws being...

June 30, 2016

Coops

Minneapolis Wants Co-ops

The city is launching a program to promote the creation of more member-owned commercial enterprises.

June 29, 2016

     |   |   |  4  |   

Current Issue

December

Read this month's issue of Twin Cities Business.

Most Popular