Economic security amidst a pandemic

and everything else happening in the Legislature this week

Senate and House DFL outline COVID-19 economic security agenda

Economic security is the ability for all people in our communities to have their essential needs met with sustainably and dignity. Unfortunately, the very people who are least likely to have economic security before COVID-19 are being hit hardest by our current public health crisis.  Read more >>

Stay-at-Home Order extended to May 18

Minnesota has experienced significant breakthroughs in flattening the curve since the first confirmed COVID-19 case on March 6. However, as we gradually reopen the economy, it is important to remember cases are still on the rise, and we still must cautiously approach safely resuming our normal way of life. Read more >>

Republican tax bill makes promises it can’t keep

The Minnesota Senate passed a $327 million tax package on Thursday, just days before the state will learn just how deeply the COVID-19 pandemic is beginning to affect the state’s budget. State economic experts are due to release updated budget projections on May 5 to help guide spending decisions during the final weeks of the legislative session. Read more >>

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