Menu Search

Minnesota Budget Bites

Federal Issues

05/04/20
  • Federal Issues
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Health Care

Increased Medicaid funding to states protects health care, critical services

While they have taken some preliminary steps, federal decision-makers should further boost the Medicaid dollars it sends to states, make that increase last until the economy recovers, and maintain strong requirements to protect health care coverage.
05/01/20
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Minnesota Taxes and Tax Plans

Bold action needed to get through crisis, build equitable recovery

Minnesotans are doing their part. We must be able to count on Minnesota policymakers to continue to take aggressive action to meet the public health and economic security needs of everyday Minnesotans, and to draw on the resources needed to do so.
04/23/20
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Federal Issues

Coronavirus responses should include all our neighbors, including immigrants

Excluding immigrant Minnesotans – who make up close to 9 percent of our state’s population – puts them and their families at risk, and it makes it more difficult for our state and communities to recover from this public health crisis.
04/07/20
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Immigration
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues
  • Racial Equity
  • Health Care

Racial equity should be at the core of coronavirus responses

Due to the impact of historical racism and ongoing forms of discrimination and bias, BIPOC communities (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) will more acutely feel the economic and health effects of this coronavirus crisis. Without attention to equity, they are more likely to be left out of the policy responses.

About

Our blog is where we analyze the latest happenings at the Capitol, feature insights into new policy research, and highlight ways you can take action. 

Subscribe to Minnesota Budget Bites by Email 

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Close