Some areas have seen a third or more of their workforce file for unemployment.
States have some discretion to determine who is covered, but essentially, any individual who has exhausted all rights to regular unemployment and is self-employed should qualify.
The massive decline in print advertising brought on by the coronavirus crisis is “going to separate the haves and the have-nots,” said Star Tribune Publisher Michael J. Klingensmith.
“It’s a really tough time right now because of the uncertainty,” said Judy Hulterstrum, executive director of the Litchfield Area Chamber of Commerce, “but we’re staying as positive as we can.”
Under the coronavirus aid package passed by the Minnesota Legislature Thursday, child care providers can apply for a $4,500 monthly grant, with larger centers eligible for an additional monthly grant of up to $15,500, based on capacity.
The longer schools and businesses stay shut, the more uncertain the future is for many providers.
Waiting periods are waived; people lacking child care may qualify; caps lifted for business owners; and more.
The red and black square pattern is having a moment nationally, but in Minnesota it never really went away.
Detroit and Cleveland, sure. Duluth?
Medina-based Polaris Industries, a global leader in sales of off-road vehicles, also has the dubious distinction of leading the industry in the number of safety recalls, a new report shows.
As a lack of affordable child care has increasingly become a concern around Minnesota, new spending for the CCAP program is one way legislators from both parties are mulling how the government can help families enroll kids in early learning.
Endangered species protections means wolves generally can’t be killed unless they are threatening human life.
Peterson has a new bill that would allow the FDA to regulate CBD products as supplements, rather than drugs, opening the way for new products.
Energy-conscious retrofits can dramatically reduce the carbon footprint of housing without the need to start from scratch.
For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law.
At tens of thousands of square feet, the closed stores present a redevelopment challenge.
The technician who gave you that shiny manicure may be inhaling dangerous levels of toxic chemicals on the job.
Coastal cities with big tech and finance industries have tended to see bigger increases in inequality.
The replacement to NAFTA has been estimated to increase U.S. agricultural exports by $2 billion.
Restaurateurs say surcharges are needed to offset growing health care costs and mandatory minimum wage increases.