Worthington Daily Globe: Minnesota Chamber talks taxes, workforce at JBS

EXCERPT: “On the final stop of their statewide tour, representatives of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce visited JBS on Monday to show local Chamber members their wishlist for the upcoming legislative session and talk about the challenges facing Minnesota businesses . . . Doug Loon, president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, said the state’s annual job growth of 1.7 percent ranks 20th in the nation, while the state has the third-highest individual and pass-through business tax rate at 9.8 percent. Loon also acknowledged that attracting and retaining workers is still a major issue for business owners in Worthington and Greater Minnesota. A poll from the Chamber found that 73 percent of Greater Minnesota businesses have trouble finding workers.” FULLSTORY: http://bit.ly/2EsPHNR