(The Center Square) – Minnesota has net general fund receipts in fiscal year 2021 of $26.5 billion, the Department of Management and Budget (MMB) reported.
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This week, I was glad to see the Minnesota Court of Appeals rule in favor of the Line 3 pipeline replacement project. This project has undergo…
For much of 2020, economic leaders in Northern Minnesota struggled to help their communities and area businesses find enough support to surviv…
The COVID-19 pandemic sent economic shockwaves through the U.S. economy, tripling the monthly unemployment to nearly 15% and leading to a more than 30% quarterly decline in GDP — by far the largest economic contraction in U.S. history. No corner of the country was untouched by the pandemic’s economic consequences — but some states have […]
The Ag Economy Barometer increased in March to 177, the best reading for the barometer since the record reading of 184 in October. This month’s 12-point increase in the barometer was attributable almost entirely to agricultural producers’ more-optimistic view of the future; the Index of Future Expectations climbed to 164 – 16 points more than February’s index. Although the Index of Current Conditions, at 202, changed little from a month earlier when it stood at 200, it did mark a return to the index’s record number first reached in December. Strong ag-commodity prices and improved farm financial conditions continue to support the Ag Economy Barometer readings as we head into spring.
By Alicia Bauman