In Minnesota, US Commerce Secretary Promotes Trade PactsA prominent member of President Barack Obama's economic team is in Minnesota to talk with major company leaders about steps to promote economic growth and job creation.
Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota Minnesota lobbyists spent $70 million last year to influence state decision makers, according to a new report from the Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board. And so far in 2015, that trend is not slowing down.
Letterman Lists Top 10 Least Successful MN BusinessesMinnesotans know that late-night talk show host David Letterman is known for his top 10 lists. After all, Kirby Puckett once delivered one. Once again, Letterman brought some of that regional humor to the Minnesota Business Partnership dinner.
Minn. Business Groups Launch Anti-Tax Ad Campaign A coalition of Minnesota business groups on Wednesday launched statewide campaign-style advertising that's critical of tax increase proposals from Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative Democrats.