The largest economic growth hurdle for the next ten years will be availability of workforce. Historically, Minnesota has had one of the highest labor force participation rates in the country. To capitalize on this, the size of the… Read More
Minnesotans’ opportunity to shape the 2019 political landscape begins in earnest with the primary election on August 14. At this election, voters will be asked to winnow down the field of candidates in a number of races for… Read More
The Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry released a statement earlier this month outlining the upcoming minimum wage rate increase effective January 1, 2018.
This past March, I posted about the upcoming economic opportunity connecting Greater Mankato to the Super Bowl being hosted in Minneapolis in 2018. The connection of Greater Mankato to the professional sports market gained further momentum recently. The largest… Read More
CELEBRATING NATIONAL AG WEEK “National Ag Week” is being celebrated March 13-19 all across the United States, as well as in Minnesota, with Tuesday, March 15, being designated as “National Ag Day”. As we celebrate “National Ag Week”,… Read More
In May of 2014, the NFL awarded Minnesota the 52nd Super Bowl. The game itself will be played in U.S. Bank Stadium, however the event will stretch out across the entire state. The vision of Super Bowl LII… Read More