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03/16/20
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Policymakers must act to prevent economic hardship, deep recession

The corona virus is creating a public health emergency and economic disruption. Policymakers should act to alleviate financial hardship and reduce the threat of a deep recession.
02/10/20
  • Health Care
  • Racial Equity

High rankings on health outcomes mask distressing racial disparities

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Minnesota’s overall high rank among states for various health outcomes masks worst-in-the-nation disparities. We must focus on addressing racial disparities and improving health equity to make Minnesota a state where everyone can live their healthiest lives.
11/25/19
  • Health Care

New research demonstrates unequivocally: Medicaid works, and work reporting requirements do not

New research illustrates just how effective Medicaid is in improving peoples’ health, and just how dangerous limitations to access can be.
09/10/19
  • Health Care
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Issues

New Census data shows some positive trends, but not everyone benefits

The Census Bureau released new data today showing a 0.5 percent reduction in national poverty rates, making 2018 the...

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