A brief look at a frequent topic of discussion during my radio appearances: the idea of “affordable housing.”
I get asked about sales tax outlook for the city so I took a look at the recent data. It points to a generally good picture with some concerns out there still.
Trying a different breakout of the COVID data to look the overall positives situation.
The labor force in North Dakota is down more than 4,000 compared to February. The adjustment process likely will be longer term due to COVID and economic circumstances in the state. I map out a few labor market variables.
The county level data on positivity rates and deaths are not encouraging and continue to trend in the wrong directions.