Welcome to the Minnesota Budget Project

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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Latest Research & Analysis

Economic Recovery Creates Opportunities: Inside the February 2014 Forecast
Minnesota's $1.2 billion surplus should be used to improve tax fairness, build reserves, and invest in a prosperous future.

Unemployment Picture Remains Grim for Many Minnesotans
An analysis of Minnesota's unemployment numbers finds the recovery is slow to reach many Minnesotans.

FAQ: Health Care Reform and Minnesota's Nonprofit Employers
This FAQ provides information for Minnesota nonprofits as they consider their options and opportunities as employers under the Affordable Care Act.

Minnesota: The Land of Unequal Opportunity
Minnesota's communities of color are not sharing in the economic success of the state as a whole.

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