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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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Latest Research & Analysis
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.
About the Minimum Wage
Minnesota's newly raised minimum wage starts phasing in this August. It will be indexed to the rate of inflation beginning in 2018.
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