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We provide nonpartisan analysis and advocacy so that more Minnesotans can participate in setting our state's tax and budget priorities. We believe public investments and fair taxes help Minnesota maintain a high quality of life and build a strong economic future.

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Many Minnesotans Still Struggling to Find Jobs Despite Stronger Economy
Workers that suffered the highest levels of unemployment during the recession still face higher unemployment rates during the recovery.

MinnesotaCare: A Vital Part of Minnesota’s Health Care System
Policymakers should continue to prioritize the sustainability of MinnesotaCare, a path to affordable health insurance for lower-income working Minnesotans.

Minimum Wage Increase Will Boost Economy and Incomes of Many Minnesotans
Minnesota's new minimum wage will improve economic security for hundreds of thousands of Minnesota workers and strengthen the economy.

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