Dayton focuses on school, roads, health care in budget plan
The DFL governor proposes $46 billion in state spending over two years but is sure to face GOP resistance to some priorities
By Erin Golden Star Tribune - January 24, 2017 — 9:58pm
UMN report shows immigrants play vital role in future of state workforce
A University of Minnesota research report released today shows the future strength of Minnesota’s economy depends on attracting and integrating international immigrants into its workforce.
""We realize that immigration is a hot-button political topic today, but there is simply no getting around what this research highlights: in order to meet our workforce needs across the state, it is imperative that we welcome immigrants and make them want to call Minnesota home," said Bill Blazar, senior vice president of public affairs and business development with the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce and a member of the committee.
Lawmakers OK initial tax cuts, begin debating others
Minnesota Public Radio - Tim Pugmire
Minnesota Senate approves health insurance relief package
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How to give health insurance relief? Lawmakers must weigh speed vs. control
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Minnesota lawmakers rush to create relief plan for health insurance hikes
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Job training programs on the rise for changing manufacturing jobs
By Dee DePass Star Tribune - December 31, 2016 — 2:20pm
Uncertainty greets Gov. Dayton, lawmakers in new year and session
Minnesota's legislative session begins Tuesday in the newly reopened and refurbished State Capitol, but familiar surroundings are the only sure things.
By Patrick Condon Star Tribune - January 3, 2017 — 10:50am
New Lending Program for MN Businesses
DEED has selected 23 nonprofit organizations to participate in a new statewide lending program designed to provide funding to businesses that may experience difficulty accessing capital. The program aims to increase economic opportunities for businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, low-income individuals, and/or persons with disabilities. DEED Names Lending Partners
New SAC Task Force to reexamine outdoor seating, ways to simplify SAC application process.
The Metropolitan Council has appointed a new 17-member task force to discuss and make recommendations on several issues related to the
sewer availability charge, or SAC.
Please be advised that "Drive-by" lawsuits are happening all over MN.
ABC Eyewitness News - New State Law Failing to Prevent "Drive-by" Disability Access Lawsuits
Check out information put together by The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce on ADA Compliance:
Avoid lawsuits and increase customer access by removing accessibility barriers
UPDATE on DOL's overtime rule:
A preliminary injunction granted by the district court in Sherman, Texas will block the new overtime rule from taking place on December 1st.
A Message From The Chamber Board Chair
Three New Faces On Hastings City Council
Tony Jurgens Will Replace Denny McNamara MN House 54B
Dan Schoen Wins MN Senate 54 Seat
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