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Minnesota Is Losing Its Young People, And North Dakota Is Gaining Them

Minnesota Is Losing Its Young People, And North Dakota Is Gaining Them

For a long time North Dakota had a serious problem with outmigration. Our young people were leaving the state to find opportunity elsewhere, very often in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The result was an aging, shrinking state population. But in recent years that trend has reversed. Not only has North Dakota’s population been one, if not the,

State Of Minnesota To Allow Forced Unionization Of Private Care Providers

The State of Minnesota has pushed through legislation defining private personal and child care providers as state employees, thus allowing them to be unionized. Governor Mark Dayton had previously tried to accomplish this with an executive order, but that was struck down by the courts. How do these people qualify as state employees? Because some

Shocker: New "Right To Work" State Already Attracting New Business

Back on February 2nd, USA Today reported that Indiana had become the “rust belt’s” first right-to-work state, easing laws requiring mandatory union enrollment. The state Senate voted 28-22 to pass the labor union bill as thousands of protesters packed Statehouse hallways, shouting their disapproval. Thousands more were outside waiting to get in. Gov. Mitch Daniels

Employees In Right-To-Work States Make 4% More

The unions and those opposed to right-to-work laws generally are fond of claiming that incomes in right-to-work states are lower. Thus, they claim that right to work laws make people poorer. They’re right if you just look at the numbers superficially. Incomes tend to be lower in right to work states. The problem is that

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