Watch the Council meeting discussion of the sale of MNGL at about 1 hour 30 minutes. Closed session for about an hour after that, then back on for final discussion and vote. Watch. The Council voted 7-0 against the sale.
Category Archives: Economic Development
The Case of the Disappearing Large-Employer Manufacturing Plants: Not Much of a Mystery After All – The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
“Debate about the disappearance of manufacturing jobs in the United States sometimes implies that mysterious forces are at work. But a closer look at recent trends, especially at large-employer plants, reveals no such puzzles. ”
“If America now ranks as the 5th best country in which to run a business, 23rd in infrastructure, 49th in life expectancy and so on, can we still call it #1? And if the American Dream is slipping out of people’s grasps (as we discussed in our first special “Restoring the American Dream“), what can we do to put America back on top in every category?”