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10/25/22
  • Health Care
  • Federal Budget
  • Federal Issues
  • Federal Taxes

Inflation Reduction Act advances economic relief, tax equity, and climate response

The federal Inflation Reduction Act includes provisions so that seniors, workers, and families can meet their health care and basic needs, takes important steps to address the climate crisis, and raises revenues from those with the greatest resources to invest in critical public services.
05/23/22
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Racial Equity
  • Education
  • Minnesota Budget Process
  • Federal Budget

Lack of public investment shifts costs of college education to students and families

Higher education is a steppingstone for many Minnesotans to further their career goals, gain advanced qualifications in ...
05/19/22
  • Minnesota Budget Plans
  • Minnesota Taxes
  • Minnesota Taxes and Tax Plans
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Income and Work
  • Federal Issues
  • Federal Budget

Minnesota Legislature passes bill on Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, frontline worker payments

After months of negotiation, the Minnesota Legislature recently passed legislation that addressed three major issues of ...
02/14/22
  • Federal Budget
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Federal Issues

States' use of ARP flexible funds should prioritize a robust and equitable pandemic recovery

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Many states have used their federal Fiscal Recovery Funds to respond to the pandemic and address long-standing barriers and inequities; however, too much has gone for things unrelated to those goals.

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