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10/26/22

What are the state budget implications of a potential national recession?

While the state of Minnesota’s revenues have continued to come in better than expected, more serious economic challenges are expected ahead, including a recession starting this fall.

11/09/22

Minnesota college students increasingly facing basic economic, mental health challenges

Minnesota should prioritize funding basic needs programs and mental health services so that every college student can succeed regardless of their income or where they live.
10/31/22

Today’s high inflation highlights longer-term trend of wages not keeping up with cost of living

Into a third year of a global pandemic, many workers are struggling amidst steep inflation, and not all workers have benefitted from an improving labor market, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) workers.
10/26/22

What are the state budget implications of a potential national recession?

While the state of Minnesota’s revenues have continued to come in better than expected, more serious economic challenges are expected ahead, including a recession starting this fall.

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 25 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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How to find more information about how Minnesota's American Rescue Plan funds are being used

This issue brief outlines several resources to help you find more specific information about the three primary types of ARP funding going to state and local governments.

Inadequate state funding puts higher education further out of reach

Decreasing state funding to public higher education institutions over the years has dramatically increased costs for students and their families. Read how cuts to higher ed funding reinforce long-standing disparities by limiting access to higher education for many low-income and BIPOC students.

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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