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Fueling Minnesota's Economic Recovery / Improving the Lives of All Minnesotans

Fueling Minnesota's Economic Recovery / Improving the Lives of All Minnesotans

Update: 2021-07-16
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Workers and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are regrouping as the Minnesota economy comes back to life. The state’s new budget for jobs and economic development invests significant resources to rebuild and recover, and the chair of the committee, Senator Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake, talks with Capitol Report moderator Shannon Loehrke about the various economic stimulus efforts.

The recently passed $18.8 billion health and human services budget bill that spans the next two years includes measures to improve the lives of Minnesotans facing disadvantages. Senate Human Services Reform Committee Chair Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, reviews the various initiatives, which some legislators have described as the best in a generation.

Also in the program, ralliers march to the State Capitol in support of President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, which includes investments in home care and community-based services. Plus, a closer look at a prominent State Capitol feature that in 1906 represented marvelous, new technology.

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Fueling Minnesota's Economic Recovery / Improving the Lives of All Minnesotans

Fueling Minnesota's Economic Recovery / Improving the Lives of All Minnesotans

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