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Echo Press Editorial: Economic development investments pay off

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Here’s bright news about the economy at the state and local level:

According to a recently released study by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, Minnesota has one of the fastest-growing state economies in the nation.


In fact, Minnesota tied California for fifth place in growth of gross domestic product, based on data for durable goods manufacturing, construction, mining, agriculture, wholesale trade and finance, and insurance.

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