Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota economic growth’

A Closer Look at Badger Boasts

Lofty claims about the performance of the Wisconsin economy occasionally drift across the Saint Croix River, attempting to highlight the success of conservative fiscal and anti-union policies in the Badger State. These claims, however, are woefully incomplete, and at times border on the fraudulent. Since the Great Recession, Wisconsin’s economic performance has been mediocre at…

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Minnesota GDP Growth Above Average Since 2013 Tax Act

Minnesota conservatives have complained loudly and repeatedly that tax increases in general—and the tax increases enacted in 2013 in particular—will ruin the state’s economy, as businesses flee in response to an “uncompetitive” business environment. However, a recent review of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) shows that economic…

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