On February 20th, Senators Draheim, Jensen, Koran, and Rarick introduced SF 3423 calling for Minnesota to participate in a national initiative for the states to propose a congressional term limits amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The effort is being spearheaded by the nonpartisan, nonprofit U.S. Term Limits.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Minnesota (district 3), Kendall Qualls, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.
The number of Minnesota residents taking part in the federal nutrition program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) declined 16.1 percent from fiscal years 2015 to 2019, the U.S. Food and Nutrition Service reported.
The top 1 percent of earners in Minnesota are taxed at an effective rate of 10.1 percent, compared to the state’s 9.7 percent tax rate on the middle 20 percent of income earners, according to a new 24/7 Wall St. analysis.
Among the 75 most populous cities in the U.S., Minneapolis ranks 22nd for the state of its finances, having $1,900 in liabilities per taxpayer, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released last month.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Minnesota (district 7), Dave Hughes, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. .
2020 Minnesota state house candidate, Erik Mortensen (district 55A), has committed support for term limits on Congress by signing the Term Limits Convention pledge.
The inflow of smuggled cigarettes in Minnesota is 34.6 percent, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation that examines the relationship between cigarette taxes and smuggling.
Minnesota finished 40th in a study by the website Rich States, Poor States that examined the 50 states’ economic outlooks based on 15 weighted policy measures.
Minnesota was included in a new analysis from the Tax Foundation identifying 36 states that have major changes to their tax codes taking effect this year.
Minnesota would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.
Minnesota finished 45th in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems
P.J. Fleck, head football coach at the University of Minnesota, earned $3.6 million in 2018, making Fleck the highest-paid public employee in Minnesota last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.
Legislative appropriations for Minnesota arts agencies are projected to reach $40.7 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $7.26 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).