Are the latest job numbers good news or bad news? Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped from September to August, even while employers cut more than 7,400 jobs. State economist Tom Stinson will be on Midday to explain what these latest figures mean and the economic outlook for the state.11:00 a.m.
Tom Stinson: Minnesota State Economist, and University of Minnesota professor of economics.
Economist Jeffrey Sachs at the Westminster Town Hall Forum Jeffrey Sachs is a professor of health policy and management at Columbia University, and Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia. The renowned economist speaks at the Westminster Town Hall Forum about his work to promote economic development with environmental sustainability.12:00 p.m.