The president’s proposal would cut payroll taxes and offer incentives for employers to hire. In Minnesota alone -- the plan would send more than $600 million in hopes of creating nearly 8,000 jobs.
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Nearly 19 percent of rail workers are minorities and nearly 10 percent are females. The report comes shortly after the contractor that built the Hiawatha light rail line was fined millions of dollars for falsifying claims about its hiring diversity.
U.S. Senator Al Franken says his proposal would cut energy consumption and create jobs in the building trades. He says similar programs are helping local governments save money with more energy-efficient buildings. Plus, Franken says, it would help Minnesota which he called "the Silicon Valley of windows."
The president gave an ultimatum to lawmakers -- saying they can either help create jobs or explain yourself. Obama says Republicans 'should love this plan' because it includes tax cuts for the middle class and small businesses.
The latest 2012 budget proposal would cut spending by $50 million. It also would eliminate 127 jobs and close the Eden Prairie service center in order to to cope with less funding from the state.
The Minnesota House approved a tax bill that would freeze business property taxes and create several new tax breaks. Governor Dayton and other DFLers say the freeze will drive up the state's budget deficit in the next biennium. The tax breaks include incentives for investing in startup companies and hiring veterans.
This is pretty cool to hear him explain it in detail.
Their larvae are hatching, and they're hungry.
Pedro Ruiz died last year attempting a YouTube stunt with a gun.
It describes itself as the hibachi of ice cream.
Hwy. 41 in Chaska may need to be closed, the National Weather Service says.
Jonathan Pogreba was taken into custody Thursday.
Bates-Diop was thought to have been a first-round talent.
It was written by a Minneapolis journalist, who has since expressed regrets.
Kaitlyn Strom became a viral star last week.
He wanted to get down on the mound and drill someone with a heater.