In Greater Minnesota, where more people live in rural areas, 79 percent of respondents to a MinnPost poll said they felt their incomes were falling behind the cost of living.
At current gas prices, a state gas tax holiday would save an SUV driver filling a 14-gallon tank about $4 on a $66 tank of gas. A federal gas tax holiday would save that driver roughly $2.60.
Laura Kalambokidis, Minnesota government’s top economist for the last decade, said she worries not only about looming economic threats but the uncertainty of what’s to come.
In the second quarter of 2021, job vacancies topped 7 percent for all regions of the state. They were higher than 9 percent in Southeast and Northeast Minnesota.
First Independence Bank comes to Minnesota with goals of shrinking housing disparities and cashing in on the many investment opportunities that come with banking in the Twin Cities.
But more than easing potential concerns, financial services companies say same-day pay eliminates the need for payday loans, credit cards and other traps people are falling into when they are short on money.
The rise in housing prices is nothing new, though prices weren’t rising quite this steeply until the pandemic hit.
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The shortfall is being felt by employers, who are still struggling to hire staff, but also by consumers.
The increase in the surplus for the current two-year budget grew from $7.75 billion to $9.25 billi0n.
The legislation makes Wisconsin the latest state to push back against a 2011 federal order promoting competition.
Although there were initially concerns about enforcement and restriction of an already strained housing supply, neither city has seen a major uptick in complaints.
Three years after Shopko declared bankruptcy and shuttered all its stores, many of the buildings have been put to new use.
Consolidation in the poultry industry may be fueling widespread salmonella outbreaks. Turkey companies worked with researchers to eradicate one. So why can’t the chicken industry do the same?
A report from the Center for Rural Policy and Development showed some counties’ local sales tax collections up 20 to 30 percent since 2015.
CEO Beth Ford led a three-year advocacy drive to push for high-speed internet service for rural and underserved communities.
While the tight labor market isn’t new, it has gotten worse since the onset of the pandemic. Minnesota’s labor force participation rate has dropped to a point it hasn’t seen since the late ’70s, when fewer women were in the workforce.
In recent months, the cost of groceries, clothing, housing, gas and cars, among other goods, has been increasing, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The federal agency said the 2021 law would be an “improper modification” to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s authority around clean water rules.
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