Survey finds broadband, job skills are top economic development priorities

The Greater Minnesota Partnership surveyed attendees from its regional meetings, which were held in nine cities over the course of six weeks this fall. The following issues were identified as priorities, with broadband and job skills leading the list:

The Partnership also reached out to economic development officials and other policymakers. The following issues were identified as their priorities, with broadband and job skills again coming in at the top:

Survey and chart by Flaherty & Hood, 2013

(The surveys have closed as of Dec. 10, 2013.)