Minnesota proposes budget plan to address health issues, safety concerns, opioid addiction, housing crisis, and more

Courtesy: Minnesota Office of the Governor
Courtesy: Minnesota Office of the Governor

(St. Paul, MN) --  Minnesota leadership are unveiling a full two-year budget plan for Minnesota with a projected 17-billion dollar surplus in consideration.

The budget was announced in a release by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenent Governor Peggy Flanagan called the One Minnesota Budget. The budget plan calls for a number of services to be implemented under various categories; including health care access, substance use and opioids, covid recovery, health equity, housing stability, public safety, and criminal justice reform.  

“As Governor, protecting Minnesotans’ health and safety is foundational to everything we do. Minnesotans deserve to feel safe in their homes and have access to the support, care, and services they need to lead happy and healthy lives,” said Governor Walz.

You can learn more about Walz's proposals by clicking here