Fiscal

Minnesota Business Partnership releases Blueprint for Reform

Minneapolis – The Minnesota Business Partnership (MBP) today released its annual Blueprint for Reform, a set of policy recommendations for state legislators to consider in the 2017 legislative session. The recommendations represent the collective thinking of MBP’s CEO-led policy committees and are aimed at achieving the following: Creating a tax Continue Reading...

Business Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Address Transportation Needs, Tax Relief with Budget Surplus

Minneapolis – Minnesota Management & Budget (MMB) today released a fiscal forecast showing a projected state budget surplus of $900 million. Lawmakers will discuss how to use the surplus when the legislative session convenes March 8. “Today’s fiscal forecast showing a projected $900 million surplus provides lawmakers an opportunity to Continue Reading...

Minnesota’s business leaders know Donald Trump’s immigration plan is bad policy

In a September 2 commentary in the Star Tribune, Minnesota Business Partnership Executive Director Charlie Weaver makes the case against presidential candidate Donald Trump’s controversial immigration plan. Excerpt: “Studies have shown that temporary foreign workers, both skilled and less-skilled, actually boost employment for American workers. An analysis by the American Continue Reading...