As someone who follows closely the impact of tax policy for a Minnesota think tank, I’m always interested in claims about jobs flight made by business owners. But it seems there’s always more to these tales than taxes.
I am sorry, Mr. Stordahl, but you are mistaken. The income tax rate you are concerned about has not been raised since 1982, when a 10 percent surcharge was added because of the large deficit problem at that time. This surcharge was repealed in 1984.
In the first year of Digi-Key Cares, more than 300 employees volunteered about 1,000 hours and raised more than $15,000 that was distributed to the Thief River Falls Area Food Shelf, Falls Delivered Meals, which is the local version of Meals on Wheels, and the Pennington County Humane Society.
Thief River Falls, Minn.-based Digi-Key Corp. was hit with a wave of new orders shortly after the deadly tsunami hit the Japanese coast in March. Anticipated shortages of the electronic components that Digi-Key distributes worldwide led to a big spike in orders for the local company as international customers, worried about the availability of electronic components manufactured in Japan, stockpiled supplies.
Survey: N.D. employers have 2nd-most-optimistic hiring intentions of any state
Twenty-seven percent of the North Dakota employers polled in a Manpower Inc. survey released Tuesday said they planned to hire more workers between July and September.
Lucia Carvelli has joined the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics at the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences as an assistant professor. Her position will involve teaching and research on drugs and drug addiction.
Prairie Public Radio will host a town hall meeting as part of its “High Risk High: Youth Drinking in North Dakota” project. “Binge Drinking at UND, Recovering in a College Setting and Changing the Culture of Alcohol” is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the UND Memorial Union Loading Dock.
Official: Feature provides easier access to products Thief River Falls-based electronics distributor Digi-Key has released its own iPhone application, launching its mobile presence that company officials hope will make doing business even easier.
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