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Driver’s licenses for all would strengthen Minnesota

Minnesota policymakers have an important opportunity in 2023 to expand access to driver’s licenses regardless of immigra...


House Property Tax Division bill includes transformational changes to the Renters’ Credit

One of the highlights of last year’s tax discussion is moving forward again this session: a game-changing proposal to...

Early agreement on state budget targets outline use of the surplus

On Tuesday, the Minnesota House and Senate leadership and Governor Tim Walz released joint budget targets that lay out ...

State's February budget forecast confirms opportunity to make transformational investments

The State of Minnesota is projected to have budget surpluses over the next four years, according to the February 2023...

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Tax cuts from unlimited Social Security exemption skewed to higher-income Minnesotans

This issue brief looks at why higher-income Minnesotans are more likely to benefit from unlimited Social Security tax exemption, who benefits from existing exemptions, and how the cost of these tax cuts limit critical investments in public services.

Restoring an inflation measure to the state's Budget and Economic Forecast

The state’s economic forecasts are essential tools for policymakers and the public to understand the state’s fiscal situation. Unfortunately, they understate the amount of funding needed to maintain most current public services because they do not take into account the impact of inflation. Read how including inflation in the state's forecasts can improve the transparency and effectiveness of this budgeting tool.

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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