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  • COVID-19 Prevention Best Practices

    Jul 2, 2020
    Throughout the challenges presented by the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Minnesota Chamber’s goal has been to strike a balance between safeguarding health and protecting Minnesota’s economy. Minnesota businesses are eager to get back to work.
  • Update on Minnesota’s economy

    Jul 2, 2020
    After posting the worst month of job losses in over seventy years, Minnesota added 9,800 jobs in May on a seasonally adjusted basis. This is a welcome sign of Minnesota’s nascent recovery, but the data show a steep climb ahead to reach full recovery. 
  • Health and safety are paramount in reopening the economy

    Jun 30, 2020
    Minnesota is at a critical point in our shared effort to manage COVID-19 and bring forth a recovery of our state’s economy. As many states experience upticks in COVID-19 cases, it is important that Minnesota businesses and citizens understand and put in practice effective health and safety precautions. We’ve all sacrificed a lot in the last few months to prevent dire health consequences from COVID-19. And now our economy is opening up again, mitigating long-term economic devastation in our state.