While we weren’t looking, Minnesota eclipsed Wisconsin last month in total jobs, continuing a decade-long trend of economic dominance over the Badger State. Read more →
MPR News Reflections and observations on the news
Vice President Joe Biden will laud the 2009 federal stimulus bill today at St. Paul’s Union Depot. But while it helped patch up the state’s budget, it’s hard to see long term effects. Read more →
Faribault mirrors the nation’s economy. Things look better than they were, but everyone’s worried about what’s ahead.
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Minnesota’s economy outperforms Wisconsin’s economy. It’s been that way for years. Those trends have accelerated since the end of the Great Recession. Read more →
An advertising campaign has just been released in the UK, to encourage people to give ex-cons a break. The campaign uses this online video to make the point about how quickly ex-cons can be dismissed. Read more →