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.

August 16, 2017

The Other Issue Surrounding a $15 Minimum Wage

The interactive effects of increased wages and reduced eligibility for income support programs is chock full of under-recognized consequences.

August 16, 2017

Minnesota’s Fiscally Healthiest City Is….

It’s not a beauty pageant.  Ratio analysis offers a way to extract more understanding out of government transparency efforts.

March 30, 2017

Price of Government Declining...Thanks to More Government Spending

The growth in government transfer payments is making Minnesota’s Price of Government appear cheaper.