How do Minnesota taxes stack up?

The Minnesota Business Partnership and Tax Foundation present Minnesota Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Taxes & the Economy, a chart book aimed at informing policymakers and thought leaders about Minnesota’s tax system and overall economic performance.


2016 Annual Dinner

Highlights of the 2016 Annual Dinner include the Minnesota’s Future Award, which is given to a diverse, high-achieving public elementary school, and the Minnesota Legacy Award, which honors a company that exemplifies the business community’s commitment to corporate responsibility, community leadership, and philanthropy.


Health Care Scorecard

Minnesota’s Health Care Performance Scorecard objectively measures the state’s health using a set of 84 distinct data points, and compares it to all other states. The report provides a comprehensive, but accessible fact base, on the system’s performance to inform consumers, employers, decision-makers and opinion leaders.


What Business Means to Minnesota

Minnesota’s largest employers recognize that building strong communities goes hand-in-hand with building strong companies. Find out more here.


 Blueprint for Reform

Our 2017 Blueprint for Reform contains principles and actionable proposals that we believe will maintain a high quality of life for all Minnesotans by ensuring that the state’s economy remains strong, globally competitive and its prospects for growth bright.



Pat Ryan: Student test results are an alarm and a call to action

In a St. Paul Pioneer Press commentary, Minnesota Business Partnership education committee chairman Pat Ryan weighs in on recent student test scores: “The latest round of Minnesota’s student test scores is out, and there’s little to celebrate. Statewide, barely six in 10 students can read or do math at grade Continue Reading...

2017 Annual Dinner

Minnesota Business Partnership 2017 Annual Dinner Tuesday, September 26th Reception 5pm | Dinner 6:30pm | Adjourn 8:30pm Minneapolis Convention Center Ballroom 1301 Second Avenue South, Minneapolis Confirmed speakers: Governor Mark Dayton and geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan...

Three positive changes for Minnesota schools

In a commentary for the Rochester Post-Bulletin, Charlie Weaver of the Minnesota Business Partnership writes: In the midst of the noise and political machinations, it’s easy to overlook the significant strides lawmakers made this year in several areas, including tax relief, transportation funding, and perhaps most of all, education reform. Continue Reading...