March 2018

Gov. Mark Dayton aims to limit tax increase on families; critics call it massive tax increase

Gov. Mark Dayton at a press conference on March 7, 2018. ] GLEN STUBBE • Gov. Mark Dayton took on a nearly impossible mission with his new tax proposal: Prevent a state tax increase for Minnesota families due to provisions in the federal tax overhaul that became law last year without busting the state […]

Second Nike Executive Leaves in Wake of Workplace Complaints

A second veteran executive is leaving Nike Inc. after internal complaints about inappropriate workplace behavior at the sneaker and sportswear giant, according to people familiar with the matter. Jayme Martin, a vice president and general manager of global categories for Nike, was forced out of the company and is no longer an employee, the people […]

US bars govt workers from Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

MEXICO CITY – The U.S. Embassy in Mexico has issued a new travel alert for the Caribbean resort city of Playa del Carmen, where an explosion on a tourist ferry injured 26 people last month. The embassy says in an alert posted on its website that it received information Wednesday about a “security threat” in […]