Minnesota Budget Bites

Income and Work

  • Income and Work
  • Poverty
  • Health Care

News from the Census: More people have health coverage, poverty rate unchanged, and policy choices lift millions out of poverty

Census data released today gives us a bird’s eye view of America, allowing us to see a country where many families are s...
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work
  • Poverty

Policies play a big role in the nation’s racial wealth gap

A recent report measures the wide racial wealth gap in the United States, and points to public policy decisions that can...
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Poverty
  • Minnesota Tax Credits
  • Minnesota Budget

This is your brain on tax credits

Minnesota policymakers can push back on one of poverty’s most pernicious impacts on children. New medical research shows...
  • Income and Work

Nine reasons to celebrate Saturday’s new $9.00 minimum wage

Minnesota’s minimum wage increases to $9.00 Saturday for large employers (and $7.25 for youths and small employers ) tha...


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