Find information about Minnesota cities, townships, and counties. Learn about resources that are available to help local government.
Minnesota Economic Trends is a quarterly magazine produced by DEED's Labor Market Information Office. It provides expert analysis of the state's labor market, industries and economy.
Minnesota's economic strength and vitality depends on an effective transportation system. To support the state's system of streets, roads and bridges, the Minnesota Department of Transportation distributes funds for highway maintenance and construction to counties, cities and townships based on a formula determined by the Legislature.
The Metropolitan Council is a 17-member body appointed by the Governor that coordinates the long-range planning for the seven-county metro area. The Council also operates a transit system that carries more than 80 million riders per year, provides wastewater collection and treatment services for more than 100 communities and oversees a regional parks system that attracts more than 33 million visitors per year.