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06/15/20
  • Minnesota Taxes and Tax Plans
  • Income and Work
  • Child Care
  • Minnesota Budget Process
  • Minnesota Budget Plans

Special session begins; Minnesotans call for bold action

The COVID-19 crisis, and the longstanding crises in policing and racial inequity in Minnesota, have damaged our health, livelihoods, and communities. Policymakers must take bold steps to better ensure Minnesotans can stay healthy, safe, and get by economically in the immediate term, and invest in resilience in all communities for the future.
05/11/20
  • Income and Work
  • Racial Equity
  • Housing

Rents are rising faster than Minnesotans’ incomes

For over a decade, unaffordable housing costs due to persistently low wages has been the reality for too many Minnesota families.
05/05/20
  • Federal Issues
  • Health Care
  • Income and Work
  • Minnesota Budget
  • Minnesota Budget Outlook and Trends
  • Minnesota Budget Plans

May budget report reveals the need to support everyday folks

The May budget projection will guide the decisions that policymakers make in the remaining weeks of the legislative session, and the months beyond. They remind us of how many of our neighbors are struggling, and the importance of taking swift action to reduce the hardships that Minnesotans and their families are facing as a result of the pandemic, and to start building for the economic recovery.
04/23/20
  • Racial Equity
  • Income and Work
  • Health Care
  • Immigration
  • Federal Issues

Coronavirus responses should include all our neighbors, including immigrants

Excluding immigrant Minnesotans – who make up close to 9 percent of our state’s population – puts them and their families at risk, and it makes it more difficult for our state and communities to recover from this public health crisis.

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