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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

Facebook: Minnesota Budget Project

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

July 22, 2021

State’s July economic update shows strong revenue numbers

We’re getting “back to normal”, but that isn’t enough The state of Minnesota’s revenue and economic picture continues to...

July 20, 2021

A brief rundown on the expanded Child Tax Credit

Here we break down some basic information as to who is eligible for the Child Tax Credit, how much families will receive, and how families can receive their credits.

July 06, 2021

Passionate about public policy? We’re hiring a policy analyst

Focus areas are affordable health care and child care. We are currently reviewing applications, but this position will be open until filled.

June 29, 2021

Improved UI benefits needed for a safe, equitable recovery

Unemployment insurance (UI) benefits have been a financial lifeline for many workers and their families who lost jobs...