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09/21/21

Dear Congress: It's time to pass historic investments

If Congress makes the right choices, recovery legislation could lead to historic reductions in economic and racial inequality in Minnesota and across the country.

11/29/21

Potential state surplus could trigger reserve and tax changes

A surplus in the November forecast could trigger two actions: a change in the budget reserve, and a change in when retailers and vendors submit sales tax payments to the state.
10/26/21

Latest data point to opportunity – and need – to build a stronger recovery

Even as the state's revenues came in higher, the national economic outlook has weakened due to the spread of the delta variant of COVID-19 and supply chain disruptions. Read our take-aways and how policymakers should respond.
10/06/21

Federal tax reforms are an essential piece of building a better future

Federal policymakers are in the midst of an essential and high stakes debate about the future of our country. More than...

About the Minnesota Budget Project

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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State budget falls short of what's needed

Policymakers had a critical task: support and care for those struggling the most and start to build a more equitable recovery. Some important investments were made in the FY 2022-23 budget, but it ultimately fell short of what’s fully needed.

Historic Child Tax Credit expansion should be permanent

The American Rescue Plan Act temporarily makes powerful changes to the Child Tax Credit that increase the credit amount and expand eligibility for the credit to include children and families who were previously left out. These changes should be made permanent.

COVID-induced recession is most unequal on record

While no income group or community has been untouched by the coronavirus, the economic recession it has triggered may be the most unequal in modern history. Underlying economic and racial disparities have been heightened, and are reflected in Americans having increasingly divergent experiences.

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