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Census data illustrate opportunity gaps

Even in this relatively strong economy, nearly 1 in 10 Minnesotans find that lack of good paying jobs, challenging transportation obstacles, and other barriers make it hard to afford the essentials, much less get ahead.


Minnesota’s November budget forecast offers some near-term good news, while pointing to the need for sustained revenues for investments

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Minnesota's budget reserve is strong, let's keep it strong

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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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Preserving Affordable Health Care

Minnesota’s health care provider tax helps fund affordable health care for over one million Minnesotans. The Minnesota Budget Project supported policy action during the 2019 Legislative Session that preserves this critical source of funding by repealing the scheduled sunset of the provider tax.

Boosting Families and Workers

The Minnesota Budget Project supports expanding the Working Family Tax Credit so that working people can better make ends meet. Strong expansions of the credit in the 2019 Legislative Session will boost the incomes of workers and families in every corner of the state.

Minnesotans Face Barriers in the Workforce

Minnesota has one of the highest rates of labor force participation in the country, but that doesn’t mean that all Minnesotans are able to make ends meet. We research economic trends to understand who’s faring well in today’s economy, and who is left behind.



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