The Minnesota High Tech Association supports Governor Dayton’s call to repeal the broadband sales tax enacted last legislative session. The Governor has made broadband access a state priority.
MHTA Applauds Governor Dayton’s Call to Repeal Broadband Tax
State budget surplus tops $1 billion
MHTA – As Minnesota lawmakers return to the Capitol in early 2014, they will be greeted by improving economic news. A forecast released by Minnesota Management and Budget shows an increased projected balance of $1.086 billion for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
Survey: Reshoring likely to reshape economy
MHTA – More than one-third of U.S. businesses will move goods and services work back to the United States in the next 12 months, according to the results of the Grant Thornton LLP Realities of Reshoring survey. The numbers imply that as much as 5 percent of overall U.S. procurement may come back to the United States.
Mayo Clinic plans Rochester expansion
MHTA – Mayo Clinic has announced plans to expand part of St. Mary’s Hospital and renovate other areas. Leaders say the projects will povide greater efficiency in caring for patients, improve patient safety and offer advanced services to inpatient areas.
Improving Employee Engagement through Behavior Analysis
Member Commentary – There is new buzz word hitting the business world: Employee Engagement. I’m not one for actually promoting these types of words, which ebb and flow like hot pants and bell bottoms, but this one actually has some staying power.