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05/06/20

Additional federal funding to states is time-critical

Federal policymakers should move quickly to direct significant additional funding to states, as well as local and tribal governments, to address the severe impacts of the public health emergency and the economic recession, and to prevent the economic downturn from getting worse.

07/02/20

Work remains to advance health, safety, and economic security

June Special Session ends with plenty left on the table Because much urgent work was left on the table at the end of the...
06/15/20

Special session begins; Minnesotans call for bold action

The COVID-19 crisis, and the longstanding crises in policing and racial inequity in Minnesota, have damaged our health, livelihoods, and communities. Policymakers must take bold steps to better ensure Minnesotans can stay healthy, safe, and get by economically in the immediate term, and invest in resilience in all communities for the future.
05/11/20

Rents are rising faster than Minnesotans’ incomes

For over a decade, unaffordable housing costs due to persistently low wages has been the reality for too many Minnesota families.

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.

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The advocate's fiscal toolbox

This fact sheet provides a guide to the top tax and budget resources that advocates can use to advance their issues at the state Capitol.

Boosting incomes of families and workers

Strong tax credits for lower-income Minnesotans can boost their incomes and get children off to a stronger start in life. They also contribute to a fairer tax system in Minnesota. Our work on tax credits focuses on the Working Family Credit and the Renters' Credit property tax refund.

Harmful chilling effects of "public charge" rule

Read our report on President Trump's public charge rule that could have a chilling effect on over 200,000 Minnesotans and negative economic impacts on the state. 

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