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03/16/20
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Policymakers must act to prevent economic hardship, deep recession

The corona virus is creating a public health emergency and economic disruption. Policymakers should act to alleviate financial hardship and reduce the threat of a deep recession.
03/12/20
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
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Caution, savings in Governor Walz's proposed budget

Governor Tim Walz's FY 2020-21 supplemental budget proposal released today focuses on passing a significant capital i...
02/27/20
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends
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Positive budget surplus is coupled with caution

Minnesota's positive budget balance coupled with continued modest economic growth give us short-term good news, however it also gives reasons for caution, with only a small structural balance in the next budget cycle before accounting for inflation and slowing economic growth in the future.
02/10/20
  • Health Care
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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.

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