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The Minnesota Budget Project is a resource to members of the media on state taxes, budget priorities, and other public policy issues affecting Minnesotans and their ability to achieve economic security.

Contact: Laura Mortenson, Communications Director

lmortenson@mnbudgetproject.org
Cell Phone: 612-968-5660
Direct Dial: 651-757-3076

Twitter: @MNBudgetProject

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Organization description: The Minnesota Budget Project is a nonpartisan research and advocacy organization that works on policy solutions that expand opportunity and economic well-being to all Minnesotans. It is an initiative of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

Recent Blogs

November 29, 2021

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.

October 26, 2021

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.

October 06, 2021

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...

September 22, 2021

Unemployment Insurance supports workers, not a major cause of labor shortages

To keep workers across the nation safe from infection with COVID-19 and stabilize household incomes, in March 2020 Co...