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Minnesota House and Senate lay out their budget and tax priorities

Amid unprecedented resources available to invest in Minnesotans’ well-being and build a more equitable state, the House and Senate have released their supplemental budget bills.


House education proposals increase supports for students; Senate offers minimal changes

The Minnesota House and Senate present differing approaches to support students in their supplemental budget proposals....

Minnesota should do more to support families and child care providers

We take a look at the Minnesota House’s proposed improvements to child care, and the actions policymakers should take this year to support Minnesota families and the “workforce behind the workforce” that allows parents to succeed at work, employers to find the workers they need, and kids to thrive.

Minnesota House releases their budget targets

The Minnesota House’s newly released budget targets lay out their priorities for use of the state’s substantial budget...

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Established 25 years ago, the Minnesota Budget Project is a nonpartisan initiative of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

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Tax cuts from full Social Security exemption skewed to higher-income Minnesotans

This issue brief looks at how and why higher-income Minnesotans get the most benefit from expanding state income tax exemptions to include all Social Security benefits.

Costly first bracket income tax cut leaves out everyday Minnesotans

This issue brief looks at how and why higher-income Minnesotans are more likely to benefit from a first bracket rate cut and get larger tax cuts than those of modest means.

Minnesotans need continuous health insurance coverage

Minnesota has a strong history of investments in health care and the state's historic budget surplus provides an opportunity to make our health care system more equitable so that it works for everyone, regardless of income, address, age, disability, race, ethnicity, or gender.



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