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02/10/20
  • Health Care
  • Racial Equity

High rankings on health outcomes mask distressing racial disparities

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Minnesota’s overall high rank among states for various health outcomes masks worst-in-the-nation disparities. We must focus on addressing racial disparities and improving health equity to make Minnesota a state where everyone can live their healthiest lives.
01/28/20
  • Minnesota Budget Process
  • Minnesota Budget

Legislative Budget Office will make its debut in upcoming session

The 2020 Legislative Session will involve a new player: the Legislative Budget Office, or LBO . The LBO will be respo...
01/27/20
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends

January economic outlook is brighter

January's Economic Update brought us good short-term news: revenues are up, and the economy is growing at a good pace for now. However, with slower economic growth and potential for a recession on the horizon, policymakers should prioritize a strong budget reserve to be able to meet Minnesotans' needs in future tough times.
12/05/19
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends

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

Minnesota’s budget reserve is strengthened and the state’s budget outlook gives us short-term good news, according to ...

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