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09/24/20
  • Racial Equity

Quick facts to understanding the Minneapolis Police Department budget

The killing of George Floyd in the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department sparked global protests and conversations...
08/14/20
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Racial Equity

Anti-racist principles would ensure equitable COVID recovery

Coronavirus is disproportionately harming the economic well-being and health of BIPOC communities and these impacts are rooted in systemic racism. Policymakers must respond with anti-racist policies that provide aid to those most in need, address structural racism to build broadly-shared prosperity, and strengthen state revenues in order to build equitable and inclusive communities for all.
08/13/20
  • Nutrition
  • Federal Issues
  • Racial Equity

Emergency SNAP funding an essential part of an anti-racist COVID response

Expanded SNAP food assistance is one tool that should be made available to the millions of families struggling to get by while also being one step in reversing centuries-long patterns of discrimination.
08/10/20
  • Minnesota Taxes and Tax Plans
  • Federal Issues
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends
  • Minnesota Budget

Minnesota expecting continued revenue shortfalls; time for strong federal action

Immigrants at desk
July brought us more sobering news about the ongoing damage that COVID-19 is expected to have on the economy, and by extension the state’s budget.

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