The Big Story Blog

Tuesday 12/20/2011
Good news, finally, for construction?

Posted at 8:38 AM on December 20, 2011 by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Hed

National data this morning showed a jump in housing starts for November and new permit activity not seen in a year and a half. Could the industry be coming out of its depression? We'll look today at the struggles and hope for the construction business in Minnesota and the U.S.


About Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto

Paul Tosto writes the Big Story Blog for MPR News. He joined the newsroom in 2008 after more than 20 years reporting on education, politics and the economy for news wires and newspapers across the country.