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Vonage was acquired earlier this year by Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson but continues to operate as an independent unit as per the terms of the $6.2 billion deal.
Nov 9, 2022

Vonage agrees to pay $100M to settle FTC lawsuit

Vonage has agreed to pay $100 million to resolve a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit that alleges the Holmdel, New Jersey-based cloud communications company failed to give customers an easy way to cancel their internet-based telephone services and charged them excessive fees.

Aug 10, 2021

Judge grants Dayton’s developer restraining order

A judge ruled in favor of a request from the Dayton’s Project owner-developer to delay the upcoming auction of the project’s loan in New York.

Dec 15, 2020

Legislature easily passes COVID-19 relief bill

Despite plenty of sound and fury Monday, only 17 lawmakers voted against a bill to provide $216 million in COVID-19 relief to businesses impaired by the governor’s Nov. 20 executive order.

Sep 9, 2016

St. Paul approves paid sick leave ordinance

The ordinance guarantees paid sick leave for any person working in the city

Aug 19, 2016

Minnesota jobs, hours worked increase in July

Minnesota employers added 11,300 jobs to payrolls in July, capping a two-month run that has boosted the state workforce by 21,000 jobs. The additions are part of a year-long winning streak that has seen 44,034 new jobs created in the state, according to employment figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The job additions also set a record[...]

Jul 29, 2016

Paulsen stresses benefits of international trade

U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen doesn’t want negative sentiment on trade to fill what he calls a “vacuum” surrounding two international trade deals waiting for congressional and diplomatic action. Nor does he want negative talk to hamper Minnesota businesses from pursuing more overseas commerce. Paulsen, an Eden Prairie Republican running for re-election in Minnesota’s 3rd Congressional Dist[...]

Jul 22, 2016

Minnesota employers add 7,300 jobs in June

Due to some revised data from May, the impact of that increase hit a muted note.

Jun 29, 2016

State agency finalizes MNvest rules

Program links small businesses, small investors

Jun 17, 2016

Minnesota employers cut 1,900 jobs in May

Workers lay asphalt between 34th and 38th Streets on Minnehaha Ave in south Minneapolis. Minnesota has added 4,295 construction jobs year-over-year as of May. (Staff photo: Bill Klotz)

May 20, 2016

Minnesota gains 15,600 jobs in April

DEED officials said it was the biggest monthly gain since September 2013

May 6, 2016

Emmer says Dodd-Frank reforms hurt small banks

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is the latest Minnesota official to speak out against Dodd-Frank

Apr 13, 2016

BNSF exec speaks against freight rail tax hikes

The head of one of Minnesota’s largest freight rail operators on Monday rebuked a plan working its way through the Legislature that would raise taxes on railroad companies, pitched by proponents as a way to fund necessary safety upgrades. At a lunch event with business leaders in downtown Minneapolis, BNSF Railway Executive Chairman Matt Rose took aim at a proposal that would require Minnesot[...]

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