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Racial Equity

04/06/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Health Care

Smart policy interventions can shrink racial disparities: The example of health insurance

Health insurance is a basic necessity — and if you don’t have it, Minnesota’s nation-leading health care system might as well be an ocean away. Significant disparities in the health insurance coverage rates of different racial and ethnic groups in Minnesota mean that a large number of our neighbors struggle to get the health care they need for themselves and their families.
04/05/16
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Racial Equity

Voices for Racial Justice agenda maps out ways to make progress on racial equity

Policymakers from across the state have begun to pay more attention to Minnesota’s open secret: our economic success s...
03/15/16
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Minnesota Taxes and Tax Plans
  • Education
  • Child Care
  • Racial Equity
  • Minnesota Budget Plans

Governor Dayton’s 2016 supplemental budget focuses on expanding opportunity, narrowing disparities

Governor Mark Dayton today released his supplemental budget , which focuses on making key investments to expand opportu...
12/15/15
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work

Policymakers should prioritize building a state economy that works for all Minnesotans

I recently attended a Summit on Economic Reality for Black Minnesotans , where black community leaders talked about...

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