Public Policy

Minnesota tax breaks 101: How they'll affect you

Minnesota has itself a new tax cut bill. But what does that mean to 2013 filers? The Minnesota Department of Revenue sorted out many of the details during a Monday press conference. On Friday, Gov....

March 24, 2014

State Capitol

MN Chamber Applauds Tax Cuts But Remains Guarded

A large chunk of the recently passed tax-cutting bill went toward repealing business-to-business taxes, but the business group is wary about other looming legislation.

March 24, 2014

MN sure hits 96 percent of enrollment goal as deadline looms

Minnesota’s health insurance exchange said Friday that it has reached 96 percent of its enrollment goal with 10 days to go before the government’s enrollment deadline, FOX 9 reports...

March 21, 2014

Move To Raise State’s Minimum Wage Held Up By Debate Over Indexing

At the crux of the delay in passing an increase is the question of whether to index a new, higher wage to inflation.

March 21, 2014

The Inside Story Of Wells Fargo's Downtown East Deal

Wells Fargo is banking on Minneapolis with a major investment in Downtown East.

March 20, 2014

EPA says PolyMet mine study shows improvements

Commenting on a controversial plan to bring more mining to the state of Minnesota closed Thursday, with one of the most crucial commenters saying PolyMet Mining Corp.’s environmental impact...

March 13, 2014

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk

Are Tax Cuts And Minimum Wage Bill Being Held Hostage For Senate Office Building?

Some have argued that Senator Tom Bakk has stalled the minimum wage issue as a “bargaining chip" for the Senate Office Building.

March 13, 2014

Dayton, legislative leaders mull possible Super Bowl tax breaks

Gov. Mark Dayton and state leaders met privately Wednesday about potential tax breaks associated with Minnesota’s bid to lure the 2018 Super Bowl to the new Vikings stadium in Minneapolis...

March 12, 2014

Medical marijuana stalls in Legislature

A hearing on a bill that would legalize medical marijuana has been delayed after negotiations between lawmakers and law enforcement ended in a stalemate. Gov. Mark Dayton has said he would sign the...

March 11, 2014

Governor Mark Dayton

Dayton Proposes $616M In Tax Cuts Due To Budget Surplus

Governor Dayton’s proposal would cut certain middle class taxes, B2B taxes, local government and nonprofit taxes, eliminate the gift tax, and increase angel investor tax credits.

March 06, 2014

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