Other Policy Issues

Includes civil service issues, government redesign, price of government, and a host of other topics which are intimately connected to tax and fiscal policy debates.

February 21, 2022

Should Government Budgets Be Rich in Fiber?

With the avalanche of federal cash to boost and enhance broadband connectivity will come a temptation for Minnesota to deviate from a proven track record of what works.

January 10, 2022

Why Does Minnesota Spend So Much More Than the National Average on Health and Human Services?

We take a look behind the numbers reported in our latest edition of How Does Minnesota Compare  

August 10, 2021

State Union Contracts: What the Negotiations Tell Us

Tentative labor agreements have been reached, but union criticism during negotiations of “egregious anti-union,” “union-busting” bargaining proposals offered by a DFL administration points to growing stresses in state human capital management and the need for system reform.