Greater Mankato Growth Blog

Tax Relief Signed Into Law

Governor Dayton took action Tuesday on all the major bills sent to him – signing all the budget bills and tax bills to avoid a government shutdown. The Governor did veto a bill that would have preempted local… Read More

REAL ID Passes: What You Need to Know

Governor Mark Dayton last week signed a bill that will finally bring Minnesota into compliance with the federal law known as REAL ID and allow the Minnesota Department of Public Safety to begin the process of making these… Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Check Out Kato X!

Greater Mankato Growth Inc. recently announced a new web platform, Kato X, for talent recruitment and tourism. The image above shows the draft prototype of the platform. The virtual reality software highlights area amenities and shows potential residents or… Read More

Legislative Recap Forum

Join Greater Mankato Growth and your fellow colleagues for our June Public Affairs Forum breakfast as we recap the 2017 legislative session. Friday, June 2 7:30 – 9:00 am Greater Mankato Growth, Sakatah Trail Room Register here Hit… Read More

Protect Against ADA Lawsuits: Self-Audit Your Business

  As you may be aware, hundreds of abusive lawsuits have been filed in the past two years both in federal and state court targeting Minnesota small businesses over alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)… Read More

First Quarter Greater Mankato Economic Barometer

Four times a year Greater Mankato Growth distributes a survey to area businesses regarding multiple metrics in order to gather how the economy performed during previous quarter and what businesses project for the upcoming quarter.  Additionally, a unique… Read More

Immigration Forum Resources

Greater Mankato Growth held our May Public Affairs Forum today on The Economic Necessity of Immigration Reform. Below is a summary of the presentations and links to the slide decks and other resources.