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12/01/20

November forecast notes challenges but Minnesota can draw on resources so we can care for each other

The state's budget forecast highlights that improved state revenue figures are not necessarily tied to better well-being for everyday Minnesotans.

01/05/21

Economic recovery would be strengthened by immigrant-inclusive COVID response

With the onset of winter, it’s clear that the coronavirus and accompanying economic disruption will continue to be with...
12/18/20

A deep dive into budget forecast: what it does and doesn’t tell us

Minnesota isn’t sustainably bringing in enough revenues to fund its current commitments, which is showing up in a projec...
12/18/20

Legislature passes supports for Minnesota workers and businesses

Minnesota legislators voted to provide much-needed economic supports to workers and businesses in a one-day session...

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The Minnesota Budget Project is a research and advocacy organization that promotes policy solutions so that all Minnesotans have access to opportunity and economic well-being.

Established over 20 years ago, the Minnesota Budget Project is a nonpartisan initiative of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.


Economic opportunity and prosperity should be available to all Minnesotans, regardless of who they are or where they live.

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Recession responses that do not center Minnesotans of color likely to widen racial disparities

To avoid repeating the shortcomings of previous responses, policymakers at all levels must prioritize racial equity in their responses to the economic downturn and COVID pandemic.

COVID amplifies hardships for low-income people and folks of color

New data from the Census Bureau illustrates the staggering increase in hardship as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and burgeoning economic recession. And the burden falls particularly on people of color, who benefitted the least from the economic boom times and today can least absorb the blow.

Low-income people and people of color working hard but struggle to thrive

Many Minnesotans were facing substantial barriers to accessing good jobs and supporting themselves and their families before the pandemic hit. Analysis of 2018 data from the Economic Policy Institute underscore that economic growth on its own has not been enough.

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