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.

October 28, 2019

The Numbers: Benchmarking Minnesota’s Competitiveness

We revisit our 2013 report on Minnesota competitiveness to see where we stand and what has and hasn’t changed.   From MCFE's 93rd Annual Meeting of Members and Policy Forum.

October 28, 2019

The Discussion: State Competitiveness Panel

A distinguished group of panelists representing different disciplines and perspectives examine Minnesota’s supply and demand for talent, the sustainability of our higher tax/higher service approach to competitiveness, and whether placing our chips on the “tech economy” makes sense.   From our 93rd

October 28, 2019

The Chancellor: Higher Education’s Role, Challenges and Opportunities

In his luncheon address at MCFE's 93rd Annual Meeting and Policy Forum, Chancellor Devinder Malhotra of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities highlighted the critical role, challenges, and opportunities state colleges and universities play in supplying the necessary talent to Minnesota, both now