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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Give to the Max for Economic Security
Policy choices cut poverty nearly in half
- Sep 12National Report Commends Minnesota for Work to Reduce Income Inequality
- Feb 28Use Caution When Dealing with Minnesota's Budget Surplus
- Sep 24To Fight Poverty, Fight Budget Battles
Latest Research & Analysis
Health Care Enrollment Resources
Navigators can connect community members to private and public health insurance options. New maps and directories of Minnesota Navigators are available.
Mapping Minnesota's Future to Shared Opportunities
Many Minnesotans are not sharing in the state's overall economic success. The Minnesota Budget Project and Catholic Charities have mapped where our state's strengths lie and where we have the most work to do to create a state of shared opportunity.
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.
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