Fiscal

Tariff threats are bad for Minnesota

In a March 8 commentary in the Star Tribune, Charlie Weaver of the Business Partnership warns that steel and aluminum tariffs could ignite a trade war, harming Minnesota businesses, workers, and consumers. Excerpt: Punitive tariffs do not solve trade disputes. They deepen them by undermining existing trade relationships and inviting retaliation Continue Reading...

Minnesota Business Partnership releases 2018 Blueprint for Reform

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released its 2018 Blueprint for Reform, a set of state policy recommendations for lawmakers to consider during the 2018 legislative session. The policy recommendations were developed by the MBP’s member-driven policy committees and are aimed at achieving the following: Fostering economic growth Continue Reading...

Minnesota Business Partnership and Tax Foundation release new report on Minnesota taxes and economy

The Minnesota Business Partnership and Tax Foundation today released 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. The chart book provides a visual guide of the state’s entire tax code Continue Reading...
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