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07/28/22

Roe reversal strips basic decision-making, economic security from millions of people

Currently abortions are legal and protected in Minnesota under the state’s constitution. But many people across the country, including in our neighboring states, cannot access their full reproductive and health care rights or may have to travel and undergo significant costs and strains to do so.

07/28/22

Roe reversal strips basic decision-making, economic security from millions of people

Currently abortions are legal and protected in Minnesota under the state’s constitution. But many people across the country, including in our neighboring states, cannot access their full reproductive and health care rights or may have to travel and undergo significant costs and strains to do so.
07/26/22

Open position: policy analyst will shape policies that advance economic and racial justice

For strongest consideration, apply by August 19; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
07/14/22

State revenues are strong, but national economy is weakening

The state of Minnesota’s revenue picture for FY 2022 remains solid, but the national economic recovery is expected to be...

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


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How to find more information about how Minnesota's American Rescue Plan funds are being used

This issue brief outlines several resources to help you find more specific information about the three primary types of ARP funding going to state and local governments.

Inadequate state funding puts higher education further out of reach

Decreasing state funding to public higher education institutions over the years has dramatically increased costs for students and their families. Read how cuts to higher ed funding reinforce long-standing disparities by limiting access to higher education for many low-income and BIPOC students.

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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